Change Of Heart: Crypto Scammer Returns $34.7 Million To Victim’s Address

Change Of Heart: Crypto Scammer Returns $34.7 Million To Victim’s Address


A week ago, a crypto whale fell victim to a scam that resulted in the loss of over $71 million. In the following days, the scammer moved the funds to veil them. But in a shocking turn of events, they returned the funds to the victim.

Address Poisoning Scam Snatches $71 Million

On May 3, whale 0x1E22…8FD5 lost 1,155 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), worth around $71.31 million, after falling victim to an address poisoning scam. This scam, also known as address spoofing, consists of trying to trick users into sending funds to fraudulent lookalike accounts.

#PeckShieldAlert #Phishing A whale 0x1E22…8FD5 lost ~1,155 $WBTC (worth ~$71 million) after falling victim to address poisoning.The phisher has swapped the stolen $WBTC for ~23K $ETH & transferred them out

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