Unfortunately, another NFT whale has had its account hacked. In this case, they saw their BAYC and MAYC NFTs stolen, alongside some coins. Even after the hack, they couldn’t show off what NFTs had been stolen due to OpenSea being down.
The Scam vs The NFT Whale: A common story
Sadly, in recent weeks and months, we have seen countless stories from various NFT whales who have seen their wallets being hacked. From BAYC to Cryptopunks, to Cool Cats, we’ve seen it all. Almost all of the cases have happened through the OpenSea platform, Ethereum’s leading marketplace, or MetaMask, OpenSea’s leading wallet. This has forced people to potentially look to alternatives, not because the hacks have happened due to these platforms, but just due to the fact that they are so often replicated.
In this case, @pizza_later, a Twitter user and ‘NFT whale’ with 11,000+ followers, was the victim to be hacked. Even he…