Bored Ape Whale Has OpenSea Account Temporarily Frozen

Bored Ape Whale Has OpenSea Account Temporarily Frozen

Bored Ape Yacht Club whale Franklinisbored had his account locked — and then unlocked — by OpenSea while the NFT collector and personality attempted to resolve a customer service issue over the weekend.

Franklin, who owns 60 Apes, initially reported his account was marked as compromised by OpenSea after he asked the marketplace for a refund of fees for purchasing a hacked Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT from a collection-wide offer. The Ape was purchased back by the user with the hacked account.

OpenSea reportedly refunds commission fees for hacked purchases, according to Franklin.

Franklin said his account and GhostTrapper's account were locked in response to the request. 

The marketplace later unlocked Franklin's account, including five Apes that were supposed to remain marked as compromised.

At 1:35 p.m. ET, Franklin reported his account was "back to normal."

More about Bored Ape Yacht Club

Arguably the most successful NFT project, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), is a collection of 10,000 uniquely generated bored apes that are stored on the Ethereum blockchain. Launched on April 23, Bored Ape Yacht Club had a mint price of 0.08 ETH and the collection sold out on April 30, 2021. Since its launch, the project has dropped multiple companion collections including Bored Ape Kennel Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, and Otherdeed for Otherside, and has helped onboard a number of high profile and celebrity collectors to the NFT ecosystem.

At the time of publish, the Bored Ape Yacht Club floor price sits at 65.99 ETH, and has stayed relatively flat over the past 24 hours on 2055 ETH volume of transactions. Over that same timeframe, 2 sharp wallets have sold 2 NFTs and 1 sharp wallets have bought 1 NFTs in the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection. Catch up on other recent Bored Ape Yacht Club news here.

Recent Bored Ape Yacht Club Sales

#3758sold at 11/28 12:11pm for
#3508sold at 11/28 10:11am for
#3657sold at 11/28 8:11am for
#7864sold at 11/28 7:11am for
#9059sold at 11/28 6:11am for

Recent Bored Ape Yacht Club Listings

#1769listed at 11/28 12:11pm for
#6890listed at 11/28 12:11pm for
#5151listed at 11/28 12:11pm for
#5567listed at 11/28 12:11pm for
#3758listed at 11/28 12:11pm for
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