A decade after making an investment of $ 8,425 in bitcoin (BTC), a cryptocurrency user has just made a withdrawal. In total, his initial investment earned him $ 23.7 million, according to data from Whale Alert.
Satoshi Nakamoto, back?
After reaching a value of $ 69,000 on November 10, bitcoin (BTC) is currently at $ 47,247. An investor has decided that now is the perfect time to make their withdrawal. In principle, a person is unlikely to wait 10 years to reap the rewards of his investment. Unlikely, but not impossible! Indeed, an investor seems to have performed this incredible action.
But was he really the one who took this money out? Did he really wait 10 years ? According to experts, the likelihood of such an event happening is low. Therefore, they believe that in reality someone accidentally discovered the existence of such a Bitcoin (BTC) stock and took the opportunity to make a withdrawal. Instead, according to other professionals, the person unlocked a dusty cryptocurrency wallet. Many believe that this person is… Satoshi Nakamoto.
Not all users are whales
Last May, BTC worth $ 500,000 was transferred from a wallet opened in February 2009, just two months after the BTC genesis block was mined. If some Internet users had thought it was Satoshi, their theory did not last long in the face of the arguments of blockchain analysts. Indeed, as reported U.Today, a sleeping whale also activated a portfolio containing $ 150 million last November.
Logic would have it that all the people who got into BTC early on, in the first few years of its release, have become whales. However, this is not necessarily the case. Indeed, last December, Martti Malmi, the first partner of Satoshi Nakamoto, indicated that he came close to a fortune of a billion dollars because he sold his stock of BTC too early.
Is Sataoshi Nakamoto back with us? If nothing allows to affirm it, nothing allows to deny it either. Indeed, recently an anonymous user made a withdrawal of $ 23.7 million after investing $ 8,425 in bitcoin (BTC) 10 years ago. Satoshi, is that you? Until the truth is established, there are many theories about the whale.
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