- Solana Mobile fan club founder zkRedDevil is accused of staging a Saga DAO hack.
- The founder alleged that an attacker siphoned off multiple hundreds of SOL.
- The DAO community has called for justice and the refund of the stolen SOL.
Crypto hacks and scams have been a major concern for the industry as the unrelenting wave continues to challenge the ecosystem’s stability. On Wednesday, January 24, the founder of the sell-out Solana Saga mobile DAO announced that he fell prey to a “remote” hack, resulting in the loss of 750 SOL, valued at nearly $60,000.
In a surprising twist, emerging evidence suggests otherwise, pointing to the potential of a personally orchestrated hack with intentions to defraud the ecosystem.
Saga DAO Hack Inside Job?
Following a Wednesday tweet detailing a supposedly devastating cyberattack by zkRedDevil, the pseudonym of the founder of the Solana Saga Mobile DAO, X user Metapozza unveiled proof that the fan club founder may have redirected the funds for personal gain.
Metapozza’s allegations hinge on the observation that the account receiving the pilfered 750 SOL from the Saga DAO hack is linked to zkRedDevil, as indicated in a previous tweet by the fan club founder.
While the claims remain unproven, they have rapidly spread among community members, prompting demands for the refund of the stolen assets. Members are urging the enforcement of justice, intensifying efforts to involve law enforcement agencies and on-chain detectives.
zkRedDevil denied the allegations, and asserts that the fund loss resulted from his mistakes and a security lapse, which also impacted his personal funds. Additionally, the accused has since locked his official X account, restricting public access.
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