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Gone phishing for $5m

November 1st, 2022
Since late 2021 a scammer known as Elliot / Chinese / Devil has stolen $5m+ worth of crypto and NFTs through phishing scams and a NFT rug pull project.
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Tracking down Discord & Twitter phishing scammers

September 1st, 2022
Since December 2021 we’ve seen 600+ Discord servers compromised & 12+ NFT related Twitter accounts hacked as well. This has resulted in millions of dollars being stolen.
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Canadian Teen SIM Swaps for $37m and is now allegedly responsible for multiple Twitter hacks.

August 24th, 2022
Cameron Redman is the alleged person responsible for the hacked NFT Twitter accounts over the past few months Does the name ring any bells? Well it should bc in February 2020 he SIM swapped a single person for $37 million worth of Bitcoin & Bitcoin Cash.
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Scammers In Paris

August 8th, 2022
Over the past year we’ve seen scammers become more creative with new methods to phish people in Web 3. In this investigation we’ll breakdown how two phishing scammers from France defrauded people out of NFTs worth millions of dollars and the trail of breadcrumbs left behind leaving them exposed.
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22,000 ETH Embezzled and Over Ten Projects Failed: The Story of Machi Big Brother (Jeff Huang)

June 16th, 2022
Jeffrey Huang, known online as Machi Big Brother, is a former Taiwanese-American musician and tech entrepreneur who embezzled 22,000 ETH from Formosa Financial in 2018. In the four years since the fall of Formosa Financial, Jeff has gone on to launch over ten failed pump and dump tokens and NFT projects. What follows is an extensive overview of Jeff’s history in the crypto space, a brief synopsis of Formosa, his subsequent projects, the other players involved, and as always, the receipts to back it up.
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