French police take help of Twitter crypto sleuth’s research to catch scammers

French authorities have reportedly utilized research from pseudonymous blockchain sleuth ZachXBT to charge five people on suspicion of stealing $2.5 million worth of NFTs via phishing scams.

The alleged fraudsters built a BAYC and MAYC NFT-focused website that masqueraded as a service to animate the apes but instead phished victims’ details to steal their NFTs.


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