Michael Schumacher suffered a skiing accident in December 2013
Scores of videos claiming to show the moment Schumacher crashed are readily available to watch to users online.
But angry users have blasted the posters as “scammers” – because the videos are both insensitive and fake.
One particular video is entitled ‘MICHAEL SCHUMACHER : Video of Ski-Accident from Helmet Camera’.
It has received thousands of views but is merely 37 seconds of footage of a skier routinely going down a slope.
Another video entitled ‘Michael Schumacher skiing fall’ has received more than 20,000 views – although the footage is not him.
Michael Schumacher is currently being looked after at his home by Lake Geneva
Michael Schumacher won seven F1 titles
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Schumacher, considered to be one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time, is suffering from a serious brain injury after a skiing accident in 2013.
He is currently being looked after at his home by Lake Geneva where he receives constant care from a team of 15 physicians and nurses.
Corinna Betschi has demanded privacy while the star remains seriously ill following a brain injury.
Michael Schumacher is now receive treatment for brain injury
Her full statement to reporters read: “The decision to protect his privacy from the public has been taken in Michael's interest.
“We have made it very clear that something serious has happened.”
According to German gossip site InTouch, the statement left Mr Schumacher’s fans worried his condition may have worsened – although the “something serious” may also refer to his accident.
The legendary driver is receiving £115,000-a-week treatment following the brain injury.
Michael Schumacher in pictures
Fri, May 26, 2017
Seven time F1 World Champion, Michael Schumacher is one of the greatest to have driven a racing car.
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Michael Schumacher at the Belgium Grand Prix in 1991
What happened to Michael Schumacher?
Schumacher was on holiday with friends and family in the French Alps when he suffered a 'severe head injury' while skiing.
He was airlifted to Grenoble Hospital requiring 'immediate neurosurgical intervention' and had two life-saving operations.
Schumacher remained in a coma, with doctors describing his condition as 'extremely serious' the day after his admission.
He left hospital three months later but still cannot walk.