Pranksy buys a fake Banksy NFT, but gets a refund of $336,000–apparently

  • An investor of NFTs who goes by the handle “Pranksy” reportedly bought an NFT Pranksy thought was sold by the famous artist Banksy. (Someone should write a poem next.)
  • The purchase was for 300 ETH ($336,000) on a now-deleted webpage of
  • But then, after media outlets started reporting the sale, Pranksy said the ETH he paid was returned.
  • Is truth stranger than fiction? Or is this a clever ruse? Has anyone confirmed that Pranksy is not Banksy?