Scammers posing as OpenSea support staff steal $480,000 from NFT collector Jeff Nicholas
- "The NFT scammers are here", The Verge
Liquid Global cryptocurrency exchange hacked for $90 million
A week after the hack, FTX extended a $120 million loan to the platform. In April 2022, FTX formally acquired Liquid for an undisclosed amount.
DAO Maker project exploited for more than $7.3 million
$611 million is stolen from Poly Network in one of the largest cryptocurrency heists to date
"Women-led" NFT project, "Fame Lady Squad", turns out to be a bunch of dudes
Poloniex settles with the SEC for more than $10.3 million
The US-based Poloniex was acquired in 2018 by Circle, then in late 2019 by an investment group that included Justin Sun. Sun moved Poloniex to the Seychelles and closed U.S. operations upon acquiring the platform.
Blockchain Credit Partners forfeits over $12.8 million in SEC agreement
The respondents agreed to a $12.8 million forfeiture of ill-gotten profits, plus a combined $250,000 penalty. The case marked a first from the SEC in the decentralized finance space.