‘Evolved Apes’ NFT creator allegedly absconds with $2.7 million

[ad_1] Investors in Evolved Apes, a recently launched “pfp” — short for profile picture — nonfungible token (NFT) are grappling with the disappearance of the project’s anonymous developer. Going by the moniker “Evil Ape,” the developer has allegedly lived up to the name by vanishing with 798 Ether (ETH) worth over $2.7 million from the project’s coffers. The reportedly stolen funds covered both the money realized from the initial minting process and the ETH traded in the secondary sale of the NFTs on the OpenSea marketplace. Indeed, Evolved Apes had…

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