Welcome to the Rug Archive! Here we’ll list some of the first projects in DeFi 2.0 that were scams or rug pulls.
|Name||Network||Rug Date||Amount Stolen||Details|
|HadesDAO||August 19, 2021||$360000|
Devs tried to rug but could never get the OHM out of the contract. The contract managed to raise up to $300,000 in $OHM.
|AsgardDAO||August 26, 2021||$|
Soft rugged. Devs tried to return part of the funds.
|AvarestDAO||October 5, 2021||$230000|
The devs tried to pretend it wasn't a rug at first because the
|InfinityDAO||November 5, 2021||$25000|
Main dev claimed he was planning to doxx himself but posted a fake (AI-generated) photo before the rug.
|DoobDao Finance||November 6, 2021||$87000|
Rugged 4 days after launch despite having heavy emphasis on the "transparency" of the project.
|RainDAO||November 8, 2021||$1600000|
The dev used TornadoCash to receive money before launching the token.
|AnubisDAO||October 29, 2021||$61000000|
|Fractal DAO||November 8, 2021||$150000|
Impossible to track how much money was rugged because the devs split the money into many different wallets.
|Cosmos DAO||November 8, 2021||$|
|The Rocket DAO||November 8, 2021||$14000|
Before the rug, there was some controversy between the team and one ofthe Trident DAO mods.
|SHIBank||November 10, 2021||$100000|
As can be seen on the transaction, the devs tried to rug but
|ClockOhm Dao||November 10, 2021||$25000|
The dev never shared a contract address. One of the Discord mods claimed the project was a scam hours before the rug.
|Santa DAO||November 12, 2021||$75000|
Even though the project seemed quite fishy from the beginning and people on their Discord server were skeptical, many bought this.
|The Ultimate Ponzi||November 12, 2021||$275000|
Technically not a rug but the funds were stolen. The main dev used his private key on the contract and the attacker took control of his wallet.
|Thames DAO||November 12, 2021||$3000|
There was an IDO before website, docs or tokenomics were
|Black DAO||November 16, 2021||$20000|
Twitter was created 48 hours before the sale.
|Anime DAO||November 16, 2021||$|
The investors were asked to send money to an address
|SafyDAO||November 17, 2021||$8000|
The dev requested people to send money to a Solana wallet
|Poseidon DAO||November 17, 2021||$11000|
Main dev claimed he started the project after getting rugged
|Plutus DAO||November 21, 2021||$3000|
Since the project seemed fishy from the beginning, the dev
|ShibOHM||November 22, 2021||$120000|
Devs abandoned the project one week after launch. A big part
|PepeBank||November 23, 2021||$350000|
Rugged a few hours after launch. The project seemed fishy from the beginning and the devs showed numerous signs of incompetence.
|Firebank||November 23, 2021||$20000|
The fork was delayed mutiple times before actually launching.
|SnowSeason||November 24, 2021||$45000|
Before the rug, the dev released a Medium article with poor
|ElectronDAO||November 24, 2021||$700000|
One of the biggest rugpulls to date. The money was sent to
|RiseDAO||November 24, 2021||$190000|
Devs also asked the Discord moderators to send money to a
|MynosDAO||November 26, 2021||$500000|
The project had a standard template logo and forked three
|LoveBank||November 29, 2021||$30000|
The fork was delayed multiple times before launch date and
|SkyBlue DAO||November 29, 2021||$|
Project launched without website, documentation or Discord
|Alexandria||December 1, 2021||$45000|
Since only a few people from the whitelist bought the token,
|AnubDAO||December 2, 2021||$145000|
Took the Anubis reference way too far.
|Trojan DAO||December 3, 2021||$8000|
Deployed an unverified contract for the presale that could
Project was abandoned quickly after launch. Devs claimed they
|Daedalus||December 5, 2021||$125000|
Whitelist was given to almost anyone who asked for it on
|8ight Finance||December 7, 2021||$850000|
Devs claimed the private key got compromised despite
|Shogun DAO||December 11, 2021||$200000|
Some of the community mods suspected it could be a rug
|MoonDAO||December 11, 2021||$500000|
Devs rugged both MoonDAO and BobaDAO the same day.
|StarShipDAO||December 15, 2021||$|
Failed to rug after one its partnered projects, ICE DAO,
|AzuraDAO||December 19, 2021||$1000000|
Rugged a few hours after IDO ended. The team also got away
|Venos DAO||December 19, 2021||$290000|
Presale started 1 week after project was announced.
|KandylandDAO||December 21, 2021||$280000|
One of the devs rugged while the IDO was still ongoing. Head
|Prosperity DAO||December 22, 2021||$|
Since the project seemed fishy, it rugged quickly after
|Sundae DAO||December 22, 2021||$70000|
The devs claimed a fake partnership with an influencer in order
|Parrot DAO||December 23, 2021||$70000|
Launched 2 days after it was announced. Devs claimed they were
|SnowBear||December 23, 2021||$|
Project was abandoned and social media closed about 1 week after launch. Contract was using a multi-sig with a third party.
|Leaf DAO||December 26, 2021||$35000|
Another fine rug made in France.
Mangofarm.net stole ALL money from the presale (around $23,5k) TX: 0x4a63b92bcabac1cb2493a9ddb6f6c93b8cb750fc0c82d9f552306bfa123bd8a7
Seems to be the same dev as BananaFarm (rug after presale). Deployer account (0x4ee2...) has been funded by this another account, which has been responsible for the presale of the project mentioned above.
|Data Dao Finance||$|
It looks like Swamp Finance was abandoned. No communication from team for weeks. Site shut down earlier although back online now. If you are in Swamp, find the address of the vault you are in while site is up so if it crashes again you can emergency withdraw