The crypto tracker Whale Alert spotted the single transaction of 14,922 Bitcoin worth $143.96 million sending the trove of BTC to an unknown address. One of the richest Bitcoin holders on record just completed a huge crypto transfer.
On April 5th, the wallet was the 58th richest Bitcoin address holding 12,380 BTC and worth $85.08 million. By May 13th, the wallet had jumped 10 spots to claim the 48th richest Bitcoin address, storing more than 15,470 BTC which was worth $138.15 million at the time.
Data shows Bitcoin whales are also accumulating BTC, the number of Bitcoin addresses holding at least 1,000 BTC briefly dropped after the big crash in mid-March, but quickly returned to elevated levels as the market recovered this month.