The hacker confirmed optimistically that he was wearing a white hat and asked

project developers to provide a return address for the remaining tokens they had.

The hacker stole 20 million OP tokens from Optimism by profiting from a failed

transaction with liquidity provider Wintermute.

Wintermute CEO Evgeny Gaevoy has asked the hacker to return the stolen funds

if they know it within a week. He threatened

the hacker with a lawsuit if he did not return the money.

Cryptocurrency • Ethereum • Optimism • Vitalik Buterin

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