‘It’s Probably Gonna Be a Huge Cry Fest’: Plunging Crypto Markets Cast a Shadow Over the Opening of the World’s Largest NFT Conference

The fourth annual NFT.NYC conference kicked off today with 1,500 speakers putting their shiny new NFT collectibles up for display. The speakers are going on stage at a time when crypto markets are crashing hard — Bitcoin and Ether have both lost more than 70 percent of their value since November. Media headlines are filled … Read more

Former OpenSea executive charged in alleged NFT insider trading scheme – Yahoo Finance

Former OpenSea executive charged in alleged NFT insider trading schemeYahoo Finance Former OpenSea employee hit with first insider trading charges related to NFTsCNN Disgraced OpenSea manager arrested for insider tradingThe Verge Former OpenSea Product Manager Arrested and Charged in Alleged NFT Insider Trading SchemeGizmodo View Full Coverage on Google News

7 Times NFTs were Stolen

In April, the Bored Ape Yacht Club, one of the largest collections of NFTs, was the victim of a phishing attack. According to CoinDesk, the Bored Ape Yacht Club’s Instagram and Discord were hacked with a link sent out to users that led them to a copycat Bored Ape Yacht Club website. Here, users connected … Read more

Guy Buys NFT For $ 2.9 Million, Asks For $ 48 Million, Is Offered $ 3600 – Kotaku

Guy Buys NFT For $ 2.9 Million, Asks For $ 48 Million, Is Offered $ 3600Kotaku ‘Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet’ NFT Went on Sale for $ 48M. It Ended With A Top Bid Of Just $ 280CoinDesk Jack Dorsey NFT Auction Flops After Sina Estavi Sought $ 48 Million in ResaleBloomberg Buyer of ‘Jack Dorsey … Read more

7 Crypto Projects That Were Total Scams (February 2022 Edition)

Screenshot: OpenSea You know that NFT project, the Bored Ape Yacht Club? What if that, but like …. all the apes were jacked? When the Jacked Ape Club launched, it promised 8,888 NFTs for sale, drawing inspiration from the biggest NFT collection in existence, the Bored Ape Yacht Club. But these apes were jacked, you … Read more

Hacker Steals $ 1.7 Million in NFTs From OpenSea Users in Attack

Photo: Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto (Getty Images) A hacker carried out a phishing attack to steal potentially hundreds of NFTs from users of OpenSea, one of the largest NFT marketplaces on the internet, worth a total of $ 1.7 million on Saturday. Company officials on Sunday tried to reassure users that it was safe to … Read more

GameStop Entering NFT and Cryptocurrency Markets as Part of Turnaround Plan

GameStop Corp. is launching a division to develop a marketplace for nonfungible tokens and establish cryptocurrency partnerships, according to people familiar with its plans, pushing the company into much-hyped areas as it tries to turn around its core videogame business. The retailer has hired more than 20 people to run the unit, which is building … Read more