At least 15 were recently announced Monkey is bored Irreplaceable icons (NFT) Stolen from the world’s largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea. The market has since frozen the $2.2 million NFT pool. So the NFTs in question can no longer be traded.
That theft was spotted and reported by the original owner of the NFTs, Todd Kramer. According to Kramer, the moment he realized the disappearance of the NFTs was one of the “worst nights of his life.” The set includes the now famous monkeys and mutants.
– toddkramer.eth (@toddkramer1) December 30, 2021
This is the first time a large batch of NFTs have been stolen. Of course, it also raises questions about the security of NFTs on platforms like OpenSea. Freezing stolen NFTs is also a problem for many members of the crypto community.
It shows that the NFT sector may not be as decentralized as many think. So there is a lot of criticism leveled at OpenSea for the way they handled the incident.
In addition, OpenSea has not announced anything yet. There has been no official update and information about how the theft happened is still unknown. OpenSea is by far the largest NFT platform in the world with thousands of users and a very high daily trading volume. Many of these users will be eager to explain the incident.
In any case, the owner of the stolen NFT kit is still hopeful that the incident will go away. Whether or not this will actually happen depends on a lot of things, a lot of those things are within the purview of OpenSea and so far it doesn’t seem to be taking much action. Of course, there’s also a chance that Kramer simply wasn’t careful enough with NFTs.
For NFT owners and OpenSea users, however, the matter is waiting for more clarity about the million dollar theft.
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