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Bored Ape Yacht Club phishing scam (25.04.2022)


Date: 25 Apr 2022

Estimated value: 13 700 000

Hackers got control of BAYC’s Instagram account on April 25 and reportedly stole 24 Bored Apes and 30 Mutant Apes, valued at around $13.7 million. Scammers created a post mentioning the upcoming BAYC metaverse launch, which was set for April 30. The post announced a land airdrop and requested users to connect their addresses.