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September 04, 2018, 07:01:07 PM

This weekend I wanted to buy a CryptoKitty (so cute) so I went to check on one of my MetaMask accounts, and it's been depleted!  No transaction evidence in my wallet, but Etherscan shows the transaction, of course.  I only lost 0.021 ETH, so the kids aren't gonna starve, but I don't want this scammer getting away with anyone else's money.  He already has 40 ETH in his wallet.

Retracing my steps I've concluded this is due to my attempting to use the MetaMask android app.  I know, I know, there isn't one.  But I found one on the Play Store a few weeks ago, and I must have been drinking because I wasn't as skeptical and careful as I usually am.  The piddly rinky-dink "token ransom" wallet was the only one I tried to set up on that app, and it's the only one that was compromised.

Be Safe!

My Wallet: 0xD2bd00918CACac389a8178D7C39a04aeEb750229

Thief's wallet: 0x822dab4eb6d938a96c1d4be0ddde0f8ad5e8332f
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September 04, 2018, 07:32:55 PM

It has been some time since the app got removed from the Play Store. Just be more careful with browser extensions/android apps in the future.
Anyone can publish any app on the Play Store for just $20, and Google doesn't check them.

Sorry for your lost.

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