A spokesperson for OpenSea didn’t reply to 3 emails from BuzzFeed Information requesting touch upon the accounts and Wednesday’s takedowns. Morgan and Lichtenstein didn’t reply to a request for remark by way of Twitter DM.

When trying to view NFTs minted by Morgan, a popup states: “The merchandise you tried to go to is not out there on OpenSea. It won’t be seen or accessible to anybody searching {the marketplace}.” The message cites the platform’s assist middle, which explains that an NFT is delisted when the corporate determines it to “infringe on protected mental property, promote suicide or self-harm, incite hate or violence towards others, degrade or dox one other particular person, [or] in any other case violate our phrases of service.”

OpenSea’s phrases of service additionally state that individuals could not “use the Service to purchase, promote, or switch stolen gadgets, fraudulently obtained gadgets, gadgets taken with out authorization, and/or some other illegally obtained gadgets.”

Whereas Lichtenstein was not particularly lively on OpenSea, Morgan minted and bought NFTs of her personal album covers. (Twitter customers seen that costs for her NFTs, initially listed for a number of hundred {dollars}, had been hitting six figures yesterday.) Some data is also gleaned from their transaction logs previous to their elimination. It’s clear that Morgan, by means of her Ether pockets, was shifting cash into Gemini, USDT, and Wrapped Ether. One NFT that Morgan bought was even transferred to her account mere hours after her arrest.


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