The anonymous founder of Sushiswap has reportedly exit scammed after converting all of his sushi tokens to ETH on September 5. Reports of the alleged scam came a few after the sushi token, which forked from the Uniswap protocol, went up in value to $10 in just 24 hours.
A Twitter user Spensernoon first made the allegations.
However, in a series of seemingly convoluted tweets, Chef Nomi, the self-professed creator of Sushiswap, has denied the allegations. The creator tweeted:
People asked if I exit scammed. I did not. I am still here. I will continue to participate in the discussion. I will help with the technical part. I will help ensure we have a successful migration.
The Sushiswap creator then compares his actions to what Satoshilite (Charlie Lee creator of Litecoin) did and how “Litecoin had no problem surviving.”
Still, Chef Nomi appears to justify his actions insisting he deserved the ETH:
“Maybe you don’t think I deserved that ETH? I think my contributions justified that. I wrote the migration code. I did all the audits….