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126.4 Million XRP Sent by Several Top-Tier Platforms and BitGo

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Wed, 05/19/2021 - 09:08
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Yuri Molchan
Several large digital currency exchanges have wired a whopping 126.4 million XRP
126.4 Million XRP Sent by Several Top-Tier Platforms and BitGo
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According to blockchain platform Whale Alert that tracks large movements of cryptocurrencies, in the past 20 hours, over 126 million XRP have been transferred on the XRP ledger by Ripple and several digital trading platforms, including crypto custody company BitGo.

$184 million worth of XRP on the move

According to tweets posted by Whale Alert, over the past 20 hours, several crypto trading companies have made around half a dozen transactions, shifting a staggering 126.4 million XRP coins.

This is a fiat equivalent of $184,053,194 as per today's XRP price of $1.46 per token.

The main participants in the aforementioned XRP transfers are Bitfinex, Binance and the crypto custody platform BitGo, which is about to be purchased by Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital.

BitGo has sent 21 million XRP to the Bitfinex exchange, while Binance transferred a whopping 73,378,656 XRP ($106,280,559) to BitGo.

Both transactions took place three hours ago.

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A 10-million XRP transfer was also noticed from the BitGo custodial wallet to Bitstamp: a Europe-based crypto exchange and a local ODL platform for Ripple.

Meanwhile, Ripple moved another four million XRP to the Huobi digital exchange located in China.

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About the author

Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.