A Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT sold for 10 ETH ($18,700) in a surprising sale. However, the floor price currently sits at 87.5 ETH ($164,000). So, how does this happen? Could it be a scam or a hack? After some investigation, we have found out it was a complete accident. The owner, @nft_metaman, listed the NFT (Bored Ape #3158) at a low price by mistake on OpenSea. Here is how it happened.
‘Fat finger’ Bored Ape sold at 10 ETH.
First of all, it’s important to point out that @nft_metaman is not the first person to do this. In fact, there have been numerous examples of this, and it has cost people a lot of money.
It happens so often that some people use ‘bots’ to try and quickly buy NFTs that appear at a lower value than the current floor price. In this instance, the NFT was swiped within minutes, leaving the owner with a substantially lower sale than they wanted.
@nft_metaman said about the Bored Ape 10 ETH sale, “Yep, was a fat finger. I was trying to list at 105. I…