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‘Twitch’ co-founder’s NFT marketplace loses £113,000 in Discord hack scam

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Twitch co-founder Justin Kan – lost £113,061 ($150,000) after its Discord bot was hacked to sell fraudulent NFTs.The scammer targeted users in Fractal’s Discord server by hacking the server’s official bot.

As detailed by journalist Zach Bussey on Twitter (thanks, Kotaku), the hacked Discord bot was used to advertise a limited amount of NFTs, with each one “selling” for one Solana (around £133) each.This was of course a scam, and there were no NFTs being sold – victims were simply handing their money over for nothing.

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