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Seven Bored Apes Price Over $700K Stolen

Observers Suspect A Serial Scammer

One more holder of Bored Ape Yacht Membership (BAYC) NFTs has fallen prey to a phishing rip-off. 

The newest theft resulted within the lack of seven of the NFTs, every value over $100,000 at present ground costs.

Stolen BAYC NFTs

The sufferer seems to have been tricked into granting approval to a malicious contract. As soon as this occurred, the scammer was capable of switch the seven BAYC tokens out of the sufferer’s pockets.

Among the many stolen NFTs is BAYC #6567, which the sufferer bought for 190 ETH ($250,000) simply two days in the past. The scammer offloaded it for 63 ETH earlier at the moment.

BAYC #6567

Serial Scammer

In accordance with ZachXBT, a well known whistleblower within the crypto area, there’s an opportunity the particular person or group that stole the NFTs is a repeat offender. 

He famous on Twitter that the scammer who obtained the seven Bored Apes had already stolen one other one, Bored Ape 8941, in September. 

The on-chain sleuth additional linked the theft of Bored Ape 8941 to somebody he refers to as HK/Chase by noting the connection between the alleged perpetrator’s profile image on OpenSea with a earlier exposé on a bunch allegedly accountable for hacking over 600 Discord servers.

CirrusNFT, a collector who just lately highlighted the liquidations confronted by BAYC holders on BendDAO, calls it the “worst pockets drain in latest reminiscence.”


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Scammers have focused Bored Ape house owners previously — A hacker stole actor Seth Inexperienced’s Bored Ape in Might. In April, one other scammer stole 4 of the NFTs by hacking the official BAYC Instagram account. 



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