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Half Billion USD in Bitcoin Moved By Anon Whale, Data Suggests Their Real Name

Wed, 04/05/2023 - 16:00
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Yuri Molchan
Close to 18,000 BTC has been shoveled by an anonymous wallet but there is a guess who it could be
Half Billion USD in Bitcoin Moved By Anon Whale, Data Suggests Their Real Name
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According to the data shared by @BtcBlockBot crypto tracker, an astounding lump of Bitcoin, containing 17,769 BTC, has been moved a few hours ago. The transaction is worth roughly $499 million and it was made in block 784,060, the tweet says.

The tweet also says that it was sent from an unknown address, however, adding that it could be a Binance wallet. In this case, this was likely an internal transaction.

As reported by U.Today recently, large movements of meme token DOGE were also made between Binance wallets on Tuesday – slightly under half a billion coins.

Earlier today, according to @DogeWhaleAlert shoveled some more lumps of Dogecoin internally, approximately 730 million DOGE.

At the time of this writing, Bitcoin is trading slightly above $28,000. However many analysts and influencers on Crypto Twitter believe that it is targeting the $30,000 level.

Breaking: MicroStrategy Acquires Another 1,045 Bitcoins, Bringing Total Holdings to 140,000

Michael van der Poppe believes that should BTC break above that target, altcoins will also begin to grow. David Gokhshtein and crypto YouTuber BitBoy have also said in their tweets that they expect the flagship cryptocurrency to make that breakout soon enough.

While Bitcoin is still trading at a discount, MicroStrategy has purchased another 1,045 BTC at the price of $28,016 for $29.3 million. Now, the business software giant holds 140,000 Bitcoins in total, worth approximately $4.17 billion.

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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