People Can't Stop Laughing After Person Accidentally Transfers $1.5M in Bitcoin to 'Jared From Subway'
The global economic condition is worsening day by day and people are usually pretty careful while transferring their funds or investing them. But one poor fellow landed in a critical condition after making an unlucky cryptocurrency transaction. The crisis of a person posting with the username @camper on an undisclosed Discord server has been going viral lately after a Twitter user @0xCuteSocks posted about it on the platform. Apparently, @camper had unintentionally transferred a total of $1.5 million in Bitcoin to a random person going by the handle @jaredfromsubway.
The massive error has surely landed @camper in a pool of stress and they had no other choice but to try and spread the word on the internet, hoping 'Jared' will act as a good samaritan and return his tokens. “Jared from Subway, if you are reading this please help. I sent you by mistake tokens for about $1.5 m. Is there any possibility to get them back? Or my investors would kill me. Please help, Jared! I want to live,” the poor fellow wrote, before providing the details of the transactions.
someone accidently sending 1.5 mil dollar worth wbtc and weth to jaredfromsubway.eth— 0xCuteSocks (@0xCuteSocks) May 5, 2023
you can't make this shid up😂 pic.twitter.com/q0dxrXXQjF
At first, the said 'Jared' remained mum and didn't seem to respond to @camper's desperate pleas. The chances of getting their money back were low since there aren't enough people out there who will show some honesty and return it once they get hold of this enormous sum. @0xCuteSocks who brought up this situation to the netizens through a post has gone viral on Twitter with over 1.3 million views on the platform. Netizens reacted to the news with shock and even wondered if the person got their money back or if this 'Jared' disappeared with the lucky loot. Thankfully, the Twitter user who first posted the news gave an update to the situation and the netizens got to know that the misplaced fund has been safely returned to @camper.
jared earned my respect with this one— Hyphu (@HyphuGaming) May 7, 2023
Faith in humanity restored — crypta (@roi0x100) May 6, 2023
A bunch of people even commented on the post, sharing their reason for not using cryptocurrency. Some even applauded 'Jared' saying that the person has earned the respect of the netizens by returning the money.
For our man Jared that was lunch money.— Priyeshu Garg (@priyeshugarg) May 6, 2023
There’s only one in a million anon wallets which would return it. The guy was lucky it was Jared.
Camper became a happy camper after the send back— 1️⃣9️⃣7️⃣9️⃣.eth (@00026_eth) May 7, 2023
How can you send by mistake 1.5M worth of assets...— maxax.eth 🦇🔊 (@0xMaxax) May 6, 2023
I did more than 10k on chain tx and never made a single mistake
A few others wondered how exactly could @camper have made multiple transactions without checking the address. With the rise of digital mediums of transactions, there has been a steady rise in fraud as well. According to Business Insider, a man named Joseph James O'Connor pleaded guilty on May 9, 2023 to hacking several high-profile Twitter accounts (including Elon Musk's and Joe Biden's) as part of a Bitcoin giveaway scam in 2020. But in this case, we are hoping @camper is now a "happy camper" after getting their misplaced Bitcoins back and that this incident gives both @camper and us a lesson about being extremely careful with our monetary transactions.