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FTX and Alameda Research wallets send $13.1M in crypto to exchanges overnight

FTX and Alameda Research wallets send $13.1M in crypto to exchanges overnight

The crypto wallets linked to now-defunct crypto exchange FTX and its sister trading firm Alameda Research have sent over $13 million in different altcoins to numerous crypto exchanges early on Nov. 1.

According to data from on-chain analysis firm Spotonchain, the FTX wallet first transferred $8.12 million worth of altcoins to Coinbase. The assets include 46.5 million GRT ($4.85 million), 972,073 RNDR ($2.3 million), and 708.1 MKR ($967,000).

FTX and Alameda linked crypto deposit on Coinbase. Source: SOC

The wallet addresses of FTX and Alameda Research made another $5.49 million transfer after three hours to Binance and Coinbase. The top 3 assets with the highest value in this transaction include 1.14 million DYDX ($2.64 million), 192,888 AXS ($1.05 million), and 5,858 AAVE ($522,000).

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Prior to the $13.1 million funds movement on Nov.1, crypto analytic firm Nansen has flagged several FTX-linked wallet movements over the past week, which saw the deposit of millions in various cryptocurrencies on different crypto exchanges. First, a batch of $8.1 million worth of altcoins was moved to Binance; Nansen estimated that another $24.3 million worth of assets that have left wallets linked to FTX and Alameda were deposited into Binance and Coinbase.

On Oct. 31, FTX linked 1.6 million Solana (SOL) tokens worth $56 million that were unstacked and sent to an unknown wallet. Another 930,000 SOL worth $32 million linked to FTX and Alameda were moved to another unknown wallet speculated to be linked to Galaxy Digital, the official firm designated for the liquidation process.

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