CryptoKitty Goes Away For 600 ETH, Community Suspects Money Laundering Activities

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Yuri Molchan
The CryptoKitty in question is named Dragon. User, whose identity anonymous, bought it for 600 ETH ($172,000). Since this cat is pretty much valuable (a Gen zero cat)
CryptoKitty Goes Away For 600 ETH, Community Suspects Money Laundering Activities
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The CryptoKitty in question is named Dragon. On Tuesday a user, whose identity remains anonymous, bought it for 600 ETH ($172,000).

Since this cat is pretty much valuable (a Gen zero cat), it remains unclear whether the purchase was accidental or it was a case of money laundering. Some of the crypto community shared the latter thought on Twitter, since on average these CryptoKitties cost about $60.

Last time a high amount was paid for a CryptoKitty was December last year. Back then it was sold for $110,000.

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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.