evan biancoa blockchain gaming youtuber BrazilReportedly the victim of a burglary that resulted in the loss of approximately $60,000 worth of cryptocurrency and collectibles non-fungible token (NFT).
What happened: The incident happened after Bianco accidentally revealed the seed phrases to his crypto wallet during a livestream.
During the livestream, Bianco inadvertently displayed a document containing his seed phrases, allowing unknown individuals to gain control of his wallet and allegedly steal his crypto assets.
brotherhood cryptoThe YouTube channel operated by Bianco has nearly 34,000 subscribers and has garnered over 2.2 million views across all videos since its inception in 2017.
Subsequently, in another livestream, Bianco was clearly emotional as he explained that he attempted to create a new wallet when he realized his seed phrase had been exposed. However, within minutes, the funds from two of his wallets had already been siphoned off by the criminals.
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why it matters: Bianco revealed the address of the Polygon wallet that moved approximately $86,600 polygon The value of the MATIC/USD token was approximately $50,800 at the time of the theft. In addition, the sum of 3.35 Ethereum As the streamer pointed out, ETH/USD, which is worth $5,750, is locked in someone else’s wallet on Arbitrum. Small portions of other cryptocurrencies were also allegedly taken by various users.
Following the theft, Bianco claimed that an unknown person contacted him on Discord. They had a conversation, during which the man admitted to stealing the crypto and expressed remorse for his actions. Despite knowing the identity of the thief, Bianco chose not to reveal it, as the man voluntarily decided to return the stolen money.
As Decrypt reports, Bianco said, “I won’t name him, because the man endorses it and I have no reason to expose him, even if what he did was wrong.”
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