WallStreetBets Redditors Lose $ 2.1 Million To Crypto Scammers

WallStreetBets Redditors Lose $ 2.1 Million To Crypto Scammers

  • Members of the Reddit forum WallStreetBets were attacked by crypto scammers
  • 3,451 Binance Coin (BNB) worth around USD 2.1 million were taken
  • The scammers offered “WSB Finance” tokens before listing it on the exchanges

Recently, members of the r / WallStreetBets subreddit were targeted by a Telegram-based coin offering scam. The scammers took $ 2.1 million worth of Binance Coin (BNB) and never delivered the WSB Finance tokens they were offering.

According to Bloomberg, the sale in front of the mine was accepted by BNB and ETH in exchange for WSB Finance. However, the buyers were not given tokens after sending their BNBs to the scammers’ BNB wallet.

Shortly afterwards, the telegram fraudsters announced that there was a problem with the transactions. They urged users to send the same amount back to their wallets or they would lose their original investment.

After a while, 3,451 Binance Coin (BNB) were removed from the crypto wallet. How …

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