Keen observers of the Bitcoin blockchain quickly noticed the transaction. Source: Twitter The mystery was quickly explained: the CTO of Bitfinex, Paolo Ardoino, tweeted that the crypto-exchange the biggest bitcoins used the transaction to refill its hot walletwhile returning the remainder back to one of its cold wallets.
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On June 27, BTC was moved from one unidentified wallet to another. Source: Twitter No one knows who this address belonged to, but at least one careful observer noticed that the exact same amount of bitcoin was also transferred on April 1, What does this mean?
Most likely it indicates that an exchange is moving its funds around from one wallet to another, possibly to ensure that it never stays in the same place for too long. Blockchain analyst Whale Alert promptly reported the transaction. Source: Twitter No one has come forward to claim the transaction. Source: CoinGecko 4.
They also transfer them to dedicated storage companies, which is what happened on October 14,when Bitstamp transferredbitcoin to custody provider Xapo. Source: Twitter As with the other big transactions on this list, the fee for this transfer was impressively low: 0.
Taking total BTC involved as the metric, the largest bitcoin transaction of all-time actually happened inwhen the price of bitcoin was much lower. On November 16, bitcoin were transferred in a single transaction. Share this article.