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Crypto scam after revealing private key

Could somebody explain me how I was scammed? A couple of days ago I deployed my first code on Github where I forgot my metamask private key. I only had a coin in staking that lost 95% of it's value ...
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I got rugpulled on BSC by a token with locked liquidity, how could it be?

This below is the contract in question. What i would like to know is how did he do it exactly? Which part of this code is responsible? What did he actually do to unlock a locked liquidity and rugpull ...
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How can I know wether a token can be transfered before aping in?

Other than some speficif tools (tokensniffer, honeypot, poocoin...) and project-related websites, how can I spot in a smart contract whether a token has any restriction (lock-up period, volume etc...) ...
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Can anyone explain me this Smart contract Scam? [duplicate]

found a strange bot code proposal, for educational purpose I try to found where is the catch, can you help me please ? https://pastebin.mozilla.org/Wi9xtJ2Y/raw //SPDX-License-Identifier: MIT pragma ...
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Package Multiple Transactions Together to Scam a Scammer

The Scam: Put 20 USDT in an account, give someone the private key (or seed phrase.) When they transfer gas in, immediately transfer it out to your wallet. I assume there is a bot running to make the ...
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Procedure for getting a crypto exchange to freeze and apprehend a whale scammer?

Traced a wallet funneling embezzled funds to a wallet on a centralized exchange using the peel-chain strategy. It's accumulated thousands of stolen bitcoin for almost a decade and still is! How to ask ...
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I Think I Got Scammed By Uniswap FrontRunner Scam Bot [duplicate]

I was messing around YouTube and bumped into this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5X5WdCVL3M&t=411s Followed up all the things and gave a dumbass look into the code, nothing seemed ...
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ERC20 token scam

I'm curious to know if there are tools that can detect scam by directly analyzing the smartcontract of the ERC 20 token? How do tools like tokensniffer work?
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Got scammed using bad code to create front running bot [duplicate]

I got scammed by bad code on a front running bot. I used the code in Remix, deployed it, and then sent money to it. (Put another way, I don't code, had no idea what I was doing, but decided to try it ...
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How is this scam code transferring tokens to the unspecified wallet within?

Below is the exact solidity code that the scammer were manipulating people to run by themselves. I checked that there is no wallet address specified within the code but this code will transfer the ...
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Can i create pending transaction that get execute once there is enough gas fees in my wallet?

I have a permession for a scam smart contract that steal every eth that transfer to my wallet I also have some other tokens like USTD I can't transfer the usdt out because I don't have enough gas fees ...
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How does the sending-private-key scam work?

I often receive spam messages of the form of an individual who claims some position of relative ignorance (e.g. being a student) and to have received some moderately large sum of money on-chain but ...
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How does the airdrop WETH-bid scam work?

Currently there are (again?) quite some NFT airdrops followed up by 1 WETH bids, trying to trigger fomo by airdropping the same token id to multiple users so they feel rushed to sell first. According ...
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I got scammed because metamask didn't flag a scammers wallet address. Can they be held liable for this?

I was scammed into sending ether to a wallet address, but apparently this was an ongoing scheme. I flagged the address on metamask, as I suspect many others had, since the scam had been running for ...
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Scam code but in smartcontract I dont see scam code

I see have this smartcontract: https://bscscan.com/address/0xee6cacddd3a9370d87db581ee6728226883578e5#code I see a lot of people say this project is a scam, I have tried and can only buy but cannot ...
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Failed to sell tokens (probably scam but want to make sure)

I was writing a bot to monitor new liquidity pools that open up in pancakeswap and to test it I took already 4 of them and bought it. all of them I couldn't sell, not via code and also not manually. ...
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How to send ERC20 tokens if i am unable to receive ETH

my wallet is compromised (trust wallet) someone has access to it and i have large amount of ERC20 there when ever i try to withdraw by sending ETH to the address they take all the ETH within ...
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I sent avax to a flash loan contract , can i get it back? i got the code online 0xCDD09A51Eb4C3ACDFaB9257719362CBaC199d0a9 this is address

// This is for educational purposes only! // Try it at your own risk! // Follow carefully the video // Do not modify this contract code otherwise it won't work on you! // Just Copy+Paste and ...
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How to modify my sniper bot (or front-run bot) to bring the profit?

The sniper bot will scan the mempool and find addliquidity method and then buy the token. The sniper bot can work but it always loss money because the following reason: Maybe the token have the very ...
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SCAM: cannot swap back a token

Recently I bought a token from PancakeSwap. Looks, like it's scammed - it's new, there are only buy operations, and no sell operations. And I also cannot swap it back. I'm providing its contract ...
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How do i send a written message to an eth address [duplicate]

I suffered a scam. I thought if I sent another payment I could access a memo section where I could then actually send them a written message. Using trust wallet I have not seen this. Is this possible? ...
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Is this video a scam? I want to get into flashloans

Can anyone confirm if this video is a scam or if the code he uses will actually work? I want to get into Flashloans so if anyone can provide good resources for learn that would be great! https://www....
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Solidity: Is this a scam quiz? [duplicate]

So today I found this smart contract quiz with a balance of 15 ETH to be won, if you just answer the question right. Obviously you can read the answer of the question within the START function, which ...
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How much damage could result from a user wallet interacting with a malicious smart contract without approving token allowance first

Let's assume that a user found themselves interacting with a malicious smart contract, either in the form of a custom smart contract or as a malicious ERC20 or ERC721 token that was sent to their ...
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Can retire funds from a smart contract

I deploy a smart contract and I provide it with some eth. Now I want the amount I did provide. Ideas? pragma solidity ^0.5.0; // Multiplier-Finance Smart Contracts import "https://github.com/...
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How does this contract scam work?

Noticed this wierd contract someone keeps creating, looks like some sort of scam, how does it work? https://etherscan.io/address/0x4fa738cf30036505d106b22f60e64bf52e64aa77/advanced#code: /** *...
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