- Alameda Analysis addresses despatched tens of millions price of tokens to decentralised exchanges and crypto mixers on Wednesday.
- Based on on-chain information, the tokens have been swapped into USDT earlier than being transformed into Bitcoin.
- The Alameda wallets sprung into life just a few days after FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried was launched on a $250 million bail.
Crypto wallets linked to Alameda Analysis, the quant buying and selling arm of collapsed cryptocurrency change FTX, have been massively lively on Wednesday, on-chain information exhibits.
The Alameda addresses, as information shared on-line confirmed, actively bought a number of small cap cryptocurrencies, swapping these for Bitcoin and in some circumstances Ethereum.
Alameda sells tens of millions price of tokens
Based on particulars shared on Twitter by Martin Lee, an information journalist at blockchain analytics platform Nansen, there have been a number of odd transactions that appeared to swap tokens in Alameda wallets for Ethereum and Tether stablecoin USDT.
The funds have been then despatched to new wallets through decentralised exchanges (DEXs), together with ChangeNow and FixedFloat.
Elsewhere, on-chain information shared by blockchain analysis agency Arkham Intelligence pointed to Alameda wallets offloading over $1.7 million in varied tokens.
In whole, Alameda-related wallets have combined:
270.5Eth by way of ChangeNOW (~$325k)
800k USDT by way of Fixedfloat
200k by way of Curve SynthSwap (to native BTC)
200k by way of Airswap
200k by way of different crypto-mixing providers
reaching a complete of $1.7M that has been taken.
— Arkham | Crypto Intelligence (@ArkhamIntel) December 28, 2022
Based on the platform, the gross sales occurred on the open market – a state of affairs that seemingly was behind the sharp drop in costs for a number of tokens. The Ethereum-based cryptocurrencies the wallets bought embrace Ether (ETH), Curve (CRV), USD Coin (USDC), Dai (DAI), and convex (CVX).
The tokens have been despatched to 2 wallets, swapped for USDT after which transformed into BTC, blockchain sleuth ZachXBT tweeted on Wednesday.
The Alameda wallets got here alive after weeks of dormancy, with these transactions intensifying as former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried settled at house following launched from jail on a $250 million bail. The sale of a number of tokens additionally coincided with a pointy worth decline for Solana (SOL).