29 Moonbird NFTs Worth $1.5 Million Stolen in Phishing Attack

By Jana Serfontein May 27, 2022 In Crypto News, Illegal, NFTs, Scams

NFT owners have been urged to remain vigilant after 29 Moonbird tokens were stolen in a phishing attack when a malicious link netted a scammer US$1.5 million worth of Moonbird NFTs from a Proof Collective member:

Moonbirds’ Massive Launch Success Makes it a Target

Moonbirds launched with a bang in April, racking up US$200 million in sales with one Moonbird in particular netting a massive US$1 million within a week of the launch.

Dollar, a popular Twitter personality and NFT holder, has claimed that the culprit is already “half doxxed” by the crypto exchange and that Proof Collective and its members are currently working on a full report in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI):

It is still unclear how many victims in total have fallen victim to the scam, but it serves as a harsh reminder that even the savviest of NFT investors need to be on their toes when it comes to scammers.


Recent crypto scams also serve as a harsh wake-up call for NFT owners to exercise caution when dealing with a third-party platform and to double-check anything shared by others.

Jana Serfontein

Jana Serfontein

Jana has keen interest in what cryptocurrencies have to offer in regards to NGO’s, governments and the financial system. And is also intrigued with the psychological effect that cryptocurrencies have on society.

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