Awakened another bitcoin wallet, which is associated with significant events in the history of cryptocurrency.
As noted unblocker Whale Alert last night that the transfer was made 28,39124 BTC ($255 863) purse used for storing stolen from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 of funds. Even 2,275952 BTC ($20 524) went to another address within the same transaction.
⚠ 28.39124 #BTC (255,863 USD) of stolen funds transferred from Bitfinex Hack 2016 to unknown wallet
— Whale Alert (@whale_alert) May 21, 2020
Bitfinex has undergone to hacker attack in August 2016. Then, its platform has been stolen 119 756 BTC, which was the largest such incident since the collapse of Mt. Gox in early 2014.
After 8 hours from the time of the transaction, the transferred assets remain unidentified addresses. A purse from which a transfer was made today, got their bitcoins in mid-2019. Attention of analytical services and exchanges to the stolen assets makes their elimination difficult.
In addition, this Friday BYA seen a transaction 835 46 BTC worth almost half a billion dollars between unidentified locations. The fee for processing was $3.
Two days before this took place the first translation of bitcoins mined in 2009.
Bitcoin, meanwhile, remains at around $9 000 lost in the last days 4% of the cost.