Erik Weijers, a year ago
There are dangers lurking when minting new NFT collections. If you don't know what you're doing, before you know it you're giving permission to a party with the wrong intentions. Holders of expensive NFTs regularly learn this painful lesson. Yesterday, again. Since the popularity of Goblintown, providers of new fake collections need to put in even less effort: they whip up some lazy PFP art and set out the bait.
The new type of NFT-wallet robbery is also called "degen meta" because it imitates the supposedly cobbled together art and communication style of the Goblintown collection. The team of scammers fabricate a flimsy collection and send out a carelessly message for the launch of the NFT mint, which is free.
Goblintown NFT, on which collection the new scam is loosely based
Behind the scenes, of course, the plan is well thought out. The moment you connect with the mint, your most expensive NFT is pulled out.
The scammers proceed in the following way:
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