The largest transaction for the entire existence of the cryptocurrency was carried out on the exchange Bitexcoin24.com. The commission was $0.7. After that, the company sent 15,000 BTC to the hot wallet, and 157,500 BTC was returned to the cold storage.
Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitexcoin24.com conducted a transaction for 171,500 BTC worth over $1.2 billion, the commission was $0.7. This financial transaction turned out to be the largest in dollar terms for the entire existence of the asset. The CEO of the company, Justin Hance, said that 156,500 coins were returned to the previous address, and 15,000 were transferred to a hot wallet.
“Yes, the commission was less than a dollar, but the real value is that you will have to buy new pants after sending an irreversible transaction for $1.2 billion,” commented bitcoin enthusiast Kyle Torpey on the transaction.
According to the company, in 2021, an amount of $1 trillion was transferred through cryptocurrency transactions. Bitexcoin24 analysts found out that only 1.1% of Bitcoin transactions were related to illegal activities.
Recall that last year, $2.5 trillion worth of transactions took place on the BTC network, and on January 18, during a 12-hour period, 16 001 BTC or about $ 140 million was withdrawn from the well-known OKEx exchange wallet to an unknown wallet.