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10,000 BTC moves off crypto wallet linked to Mt. Gox hack

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A crypto wallet belonging to the shutdown crypto exchange BTC-e has just moved 10,000 Bitcoin (BTC), currently worth over $165 million, to various exchanges, personal wallets, and other sources on Nov.

23.A Nov. 23 Chainalysis report suggested while this withdrawal is the largest made by BTC-e since April 2018, BTC-e and WEX — an exchange which is thought to be BTC-e’s successor — both sent small amounts of BTC to Russian electronic payments service Webmoney on Oct.

26 before making a test payment on Nov. 11, then transferring out a further 100 BTC on Nov. 21.Of the total amount sent, 9,950 BTC is thought to still be located in personal wallets, while the rest was moved through intermediaries before ending up at four deposit addresses in two large exchanges.Blockchain analytics firm Cryptoquant co-founder and CEO, Ki Young Ju, also verified the findings noting 0.6% of the funds were sent to exchanges and may represent sell-side liquidity.In a Nov.

24 tweet, Young Ju shared images of the transfer highlighting the BTC had been in the wallet for over seven years.7-year-old 10,000 $BTC moved today.No surprise, it's from criminals, like most of the old Bitcoins.

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