Just days after Bill Murray’s 1,000 NFT collection raised about $185,000 for charity, the wallet associated with the project was stolen. As confirmed by the project management, the asset wallet was attacked on September 1, 2022 and later. $175,000 in ETH What did he steal?
The theft took place in two separate transactions where the thief attempted to steal the blue-chip NFTs stored in the wallet. Fortunately, the wallet’s security team caught them before more losses could occur. The same thing happened with over 800 NFTs that should have been part of the 800 NFT. round up.
In total, 119.2 ETH was stolen, which was to be given to a child who is struggling with illness. Fortunately, Coinbase user Mishap72, who topped the charity auction Donate 120 ETH To replace the stolen funds.
Despite this, Murray’s team is trying to recover the stolen money first. The thief reportedly moved the tokens to a wallet linked to Binance and Unionchain.ai and efforts are underway to identify them. A police report was filed and the blockchain firm Chain analysis He was hired to get to the bottom of the matter.
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Tokoni Uti has written extensively on blockchain and cryptocurrency over the years. Her work has been featured on sites such as BTCmanager and Blockchain Reporter. She has a degree in Corporate Communications.