🕵️ Fake App Discovery:
ZachXBT highlights a fake Ledger Live app on Microsoft's platform. Microsoft may have later removed this app.
💸 Initial Scam Transaction:
The first scam transaction of $5,210 was noted on Oct. 24, with most transactions happening after Nov. 2, the largest being $81,200 on Nov. 4.
🔍 App Appearance:
Research showed the fake "Ledger Live Web3" app in Microsoft's app store since Oct. 19.
📬 Victim Messages:
On Nov. 4, ZachXBT received messages from two victims and argued Microsoft should be liable for allowing the fake app on its store.
🔄 Previous Instances:
This isn't the first time a fake Ledger Live app has appeared in Microsoft’s app store, with Ledger warning users on X (formerly Twitter) before.
🔒 Ledger's Advisory:
Ledger advises users to download Ledger Live only from its official website, ledger.com, but hasn't commented on this scam.
📞 Microsoft's Response:
Microsoft didn't responde on the questions about the scam app.