OpenSea employee accused of fraud wants to subpoena the NFT marketplace

Nathaniel Chastain, the former OpenSea product manager accused of fraud through front-running the posting of different non-fungible tokens to prominent positions in the marketplace, is making three new moves in his defense, according to recent court filings. Chastain wants the court to subpoena OpenSea for documents on whether the information Chastain allegedly used to turn a profit is considered “property” of OpenSea. The wire fraud charge contends that Chastain defrauded his employer when he allegedly used the private information of which NFTs would be listed on the homepage. The subpoena Chastain wants would include documents into whether OpenSea.

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