NFT phishing has become commonplace since the advent of NFTs all over the world. Many people have fallen victim to this sad occurrence. Seth Green is a recent victim of NFT phishing. Seth Green is an American actor and comedian. Seth was reportedly a victim of a phishing assault and carted away with 4 NFTs that are really worth more than $300,000.
The news of this phishing assault was made public by the actor as he took to his verified Twitter page on Tuesday to announce the assault and to plead with the NFT network to stop people from shopping for the 4 NFTs.
It was reported that the stolen NFTs were gotten from the popular NFT collections, which included the Doodles, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, and Bored Ape Yacht Club. By estimate, the hacker carted away a total value of 145 ETH worth of NFTs. The Bored Ape was bought for over $200,000 and the Mutant Ape for $42,000. The closing NFTs would have been really well worth around $26,000 each, primarily based on the collection’s ground rate at the time of the assault.
Since the announcement of the unfortunate experience, Green has been able to figure out the buyers who are referred to as road photographers on Twitter. The actor has since then reached out to the buyer on how the NFT can be possibly returned.
Open Sea, the NFT market has responded swiftly to Green’s claims and the objects have been marked as suspicious, stopping them from being bought or bought. Although there are speculations that this effort will not stop the hacker from making a profit. The hacker can simply make the sales on a different marketplace.
It can be recalled that the NFT sector has been experiencing many phishing scams in recent times. Hackers mostly entice their victims to booby-trapped websites wherein their wallet details is compromised and hacked. In February, numerous OpenSea customers fell victims to a phishing rip-off that left the hackers with $1.7 million really well worth of NFTs.