BTC worth more than a billion dollars have been transferred from 15 different addresses to one. This transactionTransaction
– is a financial term that means a logically meaningful operation that can only be carried out completely. Details led to the crypto-community, excitement and thoughts about what could cause the transaction and what are its consequences.
Suspicious BTC transaction
The real-time tracking company for large cryptocurrencies, Whale Alert, published a warning in the twitter account which indicates the transaction transferring 94,504 BTC, which is more than $1 billion at current prices.
More than half of the sent BTC (56%) came from only one address. Another 42% came from three other addresses. The transaction fee is about $700, that is, only 0.00007% of the total.
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The community associates the deal with the Bakkt cryptocurrency platform, as it previously announced that it will begin offering Bitcoin storage for customers from September 6 to prepare for the launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures.
- The owner of the transfer is now the fifth largest BTC wallet and the largest non-cryptocurrency wallet.
Editor: Yulia Krasnaya