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Crypto Whale Duped for $4.5 Million in a Phishing Attack

A crypto whale has reportedly fallen victim to a staggering $4.46 million phishing scam. The unidentified crypto holder transferred approximately $4.46 million worth of Tether (USDT) from a Kraken crypto exchange wallet to an address ending in "ACa7," as per data from Etherscan. Blockchain security firm PeckShield has identified the destination address as belonging to a phishing scammer, shedding light on the intricate web of deception that ensnared the victim. Another blockchain scam monitoring platform, Scam Sniffer, weighed in on the situation, suggesting that the pilfered funds found their way to an address associated with a "fake Coinone crypto mining exchange."

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