5 Theft of Bored Ape Yacht Club Were Charged By French Authorities
5 individuals have been charged by French Authorities for using phishing websites to make steal millions of dollars worth of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs transactions.
According to the local media announcement, 5 accused people are members of a criminal gang that has stolen $2.5 million from last year to early this year.
ZachXBT – the rug pull survivor – has detected that the individuals using the website to con victims promising to transfer the static images into animated ones. However, this is just false pretense. Two of them are suspected of the masterminded running website with marketing activities. The other people are accused of money laundering.
The Frech policies have had an investigation since August after the notification of ZachXBT on Twitter. The detective account claimed three victims of this hack, one of them passed Bored Ape Yacht Club with a worth of million dollars.
“Over the past year, we’ve seen scammers become more creative with new methods to phish people in Web3,” Zach said at the time.
The Central Office for the Fight against Crime Related to Information and Communication Technologies — the country’s cybercrimes unit — placed the alleged people in police custody on Monday this week.
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