EOS Core Arbitration Forum


Case number: #ECAF00000471

Status: Open

Complaint: Unauthorised transfer of ownership of Claimant’s EOS account and withdrawal of funds

The Parties

Claimant: Individual

Respondent: As yet unidentified person(s)

Procedural History

  • 2 Oct 2018: Respondent updates permissions for Claimant’s EOS account. Unstaking commenced
  • 4 Oct 2018, 1437 UTC: Claimant notices that account permissions have been modified. Files ECAF claim
  • 4 Oct 2018, 1558 UTC: Case assigned to ECAF Case Manager (CM). Claimant is requested by Case Manager to provide additional details and sign waiver/emergency freeze request
  • 5 Oct 2018, 0625 UTC: Claimant provides additional details + waiver/emergency freeze request
  • 5 Oct 2018, 0945 UTC: Case assigned to Emergency Arbitrator (EA)
  • 5 Oct 2018, 1025 UTC: CM and EA discuss with Claimant to provide additional evidence of control of affected account
  • 5 Oct 2018, 1300 UTC: EA collates evidence and makes decision to order an emergency freeze of the destination accounts. CM prepares order for dissemination to (Block Producers) BPs
  • 5 Oct 2018, 1343 UTC: a freeze order, A013, is given on-chain informing BPs to refuse to process any transactions for the Claimant’s accounts
  • 5 Oct 2018, 1430 UTC: an outgoing transaction is made transferring 10 EOS to a GDEX exchange account
  • 5 Oct 2018, 1436 UTC: despite the freeze order, the remaining funds in the account are transferred out to the GDEX exchange