Monkey Drainer continues, steals Otherside & CryptoPunks NFTs worth $800K this time


  • 7 CryptoPunks and 20 Otherside NFTs have been stolen.
  • In the past weeks, Monkey Drainer has caused several huge attacks.
  • The scammer has done attacks estimated at $4.3 million or more in both crypto and NFT assets.

During the end of last month, Today NFT News reported $1,000,000 in Ethereum looted by the infamous hacker, Monkey Drainer. The notorious scammer is back at it again and according to ZachXBT, Otherside and CryptoPunks NFTs worth $800,000 have been stolen this time. 

Pechshield, a blockchain security company, has reported that Monkey Drainer has been found to steal 20 Otherside NFTs and 7 CryptoPunks NFTs followed by flushing them via Tornado cash. 

Needless to say, the attack has sent shocking waves in the crypto world since more than $718 have been stolen through DeFi protocols within the initial two weeks of October. As a result, the month has become the worst month in terms of hacks ever since cryptocurrencies have begun.  

In September, Bill Murray became the victim of a similar hack when an unidentified hacker stole $174K from the actor’s personal wallet post an NFT auction.Meanwhile, Monkey Drainer also hacked Gabriel Leydon’s Twitter to steal cryptos and NFTs of users.