Barcelona cancels Ownix NFT deal after consultant arrested, renews Serveto agreement

Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona celebrates (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images).

FC Barcelona has cancelled an agreement with NFT marketplace Ownix with immediate effect after a consultant working for the company was arrested over allegations of fraud and sexual offenses.

The Spanish LaLiga side agreed a deal with the NFT provider in early November to launch a range of digital collectibles based on photos and videos of iconic moments in its history.

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