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Blockchain Capital’s X account hacked selling token declare rip-off

The X (Twitter) account of crypto-focused enterprise capital agency Blockchain Capital has seemingly been taken over by scammers making an attempt to lure customers with the promise of a token declare.

On Aug. 9, Blockchain Capital’s account made a number of posts promising a giveaway of “BCAP” tokens and directed customers to a copycat web site that emulates the looks of the VC agency’s unique.

Scammers posting a hyperlink to a faux Blockchain Capital web site beneath the guise of a token declare. Supply: X

The copycat web site — which incorporates an additonal “n” within the URL — directs customers to attach their crypto pockets, a typical tactic utilized by phishing scammers with a view to drain person funds.

The scammers tactically turned off the feedback part in an try to stop others from warning of the attainable rip-off.

The faux web site emulates the professional web site of Blockchain Capital by claiming to have invested in Coinbase, Kraken, OpenSea and different massive cryptocurrency corporations.

It is a growing story, and additional data can be added because it turns into out there.