Lewand falls victim to Russian hackers

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Putin apparently has reared his head.  Again.

The Russian leader, not content to simply bogart Bob Kraft’s Super Bowl ring, may (or may not) have commandeered the Twitter account of Lions president Tom Lewand.

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lewand’s Twitter account was hacked by Russian spammers on Tuesday.  The messages, as translated by Birkett, include:  “Is it possible to get rid of varicose veins with the aid of an extract of beer Sophia.”

In all, 40 tweets in Russian landed on Lewand’s Twitter page, who later claimed that he was indeed hacked.

Look for the Lions to eventually release a statement explaining that Lewand actually gave the keys to his account to the Russians temporarily.  You know, as a gift.