Feds File Charges Against Trio for $3 Million ‘Evolved Apes’ NFT Game Scam

Jun 07, 2024

Three UK nationals have been charged by the US Department of Justice for orchestrating a $3 million scam involving the "Evolved Apes" NFT collection. The defendants are accused of wire fraud and money laundering in a pump-and-dump scheme where they convinced NFT collectors to purchase Ethereum-based NFTs for an online game that was never developed.

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