@LittleShapesNFT, who was promoting an NFT project consisting of 4,444 images of different shapes generated by a physics engine, then tweeted a photo showing him.leave the hospital”
Then came the gut punch. “What happened to my FTX account‘ he tweeted, followed by ‘Oh my God‘ During the period when @LittleShapesNFT said he was in a coma, Crypto Exchange FTX collapsed spectacularly, ripping him and many other investors out of their cash.
The story went viral, series of crypto publications incredible cover Story by @LittleShapesNFT.one site is Exclusive Interview with Victimhe told them that he was gutted by a Ford F-150 and lost hundreds of thousands of dollars on FTX while in a coma.
“The stories of the owners behind Little Shapes resemble the scripts of Hollywood thrillers rather than the real-life stories shared on Twitter,” the article began. insane experience. ”
The reason this story sounds “like a script for a Hollywood thriller” is because, as BuzzFeed News revealed, it’s completely fabricated.
But, as you might imagine, this hoax wasn’t meant to generate interest in the Little Shapes NFT project. The 23-year-old Miami man behind @LittleShapesNFT wanted to use the pseudonym Atto, telling BuzzFeed News as part of a plan to draw attention to his claims about how the NFT industry is corrupt. said he made it all up— he claims to publish today.
Atto first confirmed to BuzzFeed News that his story was fiction on January 5. (BuzzFeed News did not disclose that the coma story was a hoax at the time as a condition of obtaining Atto’s findings before publication.) He said the picture of the bed was provided by NFT. his world friend. The dated, handwritten tweet was taken outside a local hospital. He didn’t even have money in FTX.
And then the evidence he presented to the deniers was including medical expenseswas a counterfeit created using an online image manipulation site. a tweet he posted Nor was it true that he had trouble telling his wife about his financial loss. “Please fuck my wife.”