On Nov. 14, an unknown party exploited flash loans via the decentralized finance protocol Value DeFi to the tune of $5.4 million. A number of individuals have received a portion of their stolen funds back, however, after pleading with the hacker using input data on the Ethereum blockchain.
According to data from Etherscan, the hacker sent $95,000 in Dai back to two of the victims who posted messages accessible in the Ethereum block explorer’s input data on Sunday.
“I lost $100,000 in your attack,” said one victim who claimed to be a nurse. “These are all my savings. I hope you can return it to me.”
“My grandparents and my parents sent me their life savings for high yield return that I boasted about,” said another, stating he was a 19-year-old student living in the United Kingdom who had lost $200,000. “I will be grateful if you can send the funds back and I will return them to my