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Little Understood Trading Stratagem Quietly Siphons Money from Ethereum Users

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Little Understood Trading Stratagem Quietly Siphons Money from Ethereum Users

Most crypto users don’t even know it’s happening. It’s an unseen force, quietly and steadily siphoning money out of the marketplace and leaving unwitting Ethereum users none the wiser.

It’s called Maximal Extractable Value, and it’s costing the average Ethereum user $1,200 over the last 21 months, according to data from Flashbots, a research project dedicated to solving the “ MEV crisis.”

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