NFT owners have been urged to remain vigilant after 29 Moonbird tokens were stolen in a phishing attack when a malicious link netted a scammer US$1.5 million worth of Moonbird NFTs from a Proof Collective member:
Moonbirds’ Massive Launch Success Makes it a Target
Moonbirds launched with a bang in April, racking up US$200 million in sales with one Moonbird in particular netting a massive US$1 million within a week of the launch.
Dollar, a popular Twitter personality and NFT holder, has claimed that the culprit is already “half doxxed” by the crypto exchange and that Proof Collective and its members are currently working on a full report in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI):
It is still unclear how many victims in total have fallen victim to the scam, but it serves as a harsh reminder that even the savviest of NFT investors need to be on their toes when it comes to scammers.
Recent crypto scams also serve as a harsh wake-up call for NFT owners to exercise caution when dealing with a third-party platform and to double-check anything shared by others.
- Crypto News
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