Web3’s Sherlock Holmes Accuses Minor Influencer For Sol Scam

Web3’s sleuth is back with another crypto case, exposing what happened to a recent Sol scam. Zacht (@zachxbt on Twitter), followed the crypto trail and connected it to a minor influencer.

The recent Sol Scam compromised a wallet containing 2349 SOL or $240k. Credit: Clint Patterson on Unsplash

Recent Sol Scam: What Happened

The scam happened when Twitter user @0x_fxnction said his wallet was compromised and he lost $240k or 2349 SOL. The Web’s crypto detective then posted a thread on how he traced the funds, recovered some of them, and found out that @CryptoNoah_ may have been involved.

According to zachxbt, the ones behind the attack deposited the SOL funds to multiple wallets. Then the suspect swapped the SOL for 40 ETH & 102,000 DAI and deposited it into Tornado. Minutes later, an address withdraws the exact amount of ETH & DAI from Tornado.

The hacker subsequently began moving around the funds. They swapped them for USDC. The address then receives ETH from ChangeNOW and then transfers $50k to LocalCoinSwap. The web3 detective then reached out to both platforms.

Although it’s too late for ChangeNOW to reverse or freeze the transaction, the LocalCoinSwap was able to freeze at least $50k of the stolen funds. After this, zachxbt, looked into the addresses connected to the hacker’s address. He said and one of them belongs to Crypto Noah’s (@CryptoNoah_ on Twitter).

Minor Influencer’s Wallet Connected to Hackers Address

According to zachxbt, Crypto Noah is an influencer who made $29,000,000 pumping and dumping meme coins. He notably made 8 figures off of Saitama. In addition, he also held nearly 3% of the supply and would make bullish tweets while dumping 6 figures worth of tokens a day.

The picture shows a graph explaining what happened to the Sol scam funds and how it is connected to a minor influencer called CryptoNoah
The picture shows the flow of funds from the Sol scam and how it is connected to a minor influencer called Crypto Noah. Credit: @zachxbt on Twitter

So what’s the connection? Noah’s public wallet also sent a total of $4.1m worth of crypto to a wallet beginning at…

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