Crypto investor transferred 150 trillion XRP to an unknown address. Transaction detected by Whale Alert service
On December 2, 150 million XRP tokens were withdrawn from the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of trading volume, Binance ($ 145 million, taking into account the current exchange rate at 14:40 Moscow time). The transaction was recorded by the Whale Alert service, which tracks large movements of the cryptocurrency. Tokens were transferred to an unknown address.
XRP is Ripple's internal token used in the corporate cross-border payment system. The asset ranks seventh in the ranking of the largest cryptocurrencies by capitalization ($ 45.6 billion), according to CoinGecko. On December 2, XRP price is $ 0.96. Over the month, the token has fallen in price by 12%.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed charges against Ripple in late 2020. The regulator accused the company of selling unregistered securities under the guise of $ 1.3 billion XRP tokens.