Hong Kong buyers of NFTs are ripe targets for hackers, scammers amid growing popularity of crypto projects, dearth of regulation squib

About an hour before midnight on December 21, Hong Kong finance professional Jackson Leung turned on his personal computer and clicked on a link to obtain a non-fungible token (NFT) from the popular local project Monkey Kingdom.It did not take long, however, for Leung to realise that something was amiss. Instead of getting a newly minted NFT, the link sent money from his cryptocurrency wallet to an unfamiliar account bearing a name that starts with “HuiY”.“I was in an absolute hurry to try to…
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