A Bitcoin (BTC) whale moved more than $875.7 million worth of Bitcoin in a single transaction as BTC’s price continued to move sideways on Tuesday.
The blockchain tracker Whale Alert first reported a transaction between two unknown wallets on Tuesday morning. A separate unknown wallet also received less than 0.002 BTC from the sending wallet.
🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 15,075 #BTC (875,708,664 USD) transferred from unknown wallet to unknown wallethttps://t.co/wXQWcqhgGH
— Whale Alert (@whale_alert) November 30, 2021
The nearly 15,075 Bitcoin moved for a transaction fee of 0.00001410 BTC, worth about $0.81 at time of writing, according to Blockchain.com.
A little more than two hours later, the receiving wallet of the first transaction sent almost all the Bitcoin to a different unknown wallet. The third unknown wallet sent the Bitcoin trove to a fourth unknown wallet nearly three hours later.
Finally, a little more than an hour after receiving the BTC, the fourth unknown wallet moved nearly all of that Bitcoin to a fifth unknown wallet, where it sits at time of writing.
The fifth and final unknown wallet is currently the 52nd-richest Bitcoin address in the world, with holdings worth $863,897,256 at time of writing, according to BitInfoCharts.
Here’s a summary of some of the other notable BTC whale transactions that happened on Monday and Tuesday:
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