Originally aired on March 1, 2023
Joel, a seasoned crypto expert, got phished for his NFTs, proving that anyone can fall victim to phishing scams. In this episode of the Bad Crypto podcast, Joel shares his experience and offers advice on how to protect oneself through technology and hyper-awareness.
How did Joel get phished for his NFTs?
- Joel engaged with someone he didn’t know on Discord who claimed to be a mod from the NFT group he was in.
- The individual screenshot Joel’s alleged spam post and claimed that he was banned from the group, leading to Joel’s removal from the group.
- The attacker directed Joel to a fake Discord server and prompted him to verify his wallet address through a collab land verify, alerting the attacker through his phone’s Ethereum app.
- The attacker then attempted to wipe Joel’s wallet using 37 pending transactions.