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Mapped Transactions of a Serial Rug Pull Scammer

August 29, 2022 - ISACA recently published an article where the authors, Tuan Phan of Zero Friction and Chad Friedman of, mapped several transactions across 37+ smart contracts relating to a serial rug puller who has rugged over $2M since late July of 2022.

The article highlighted a few tracing techniques that may assist auditors and cybersecurity professionals to follow illicit transactions using blockchain explorers. The article also provided a summary of a machine learning study as an effort to identify leading indicators that can potentially flag a rug pull event.

The article utilized data set from for its analysis. More details can be obtained from the article.


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