December 27, 2022, many on-chain Researchers have noticed that funds related to Alameda Research and FTX have been moved and exchanged for other tokens. According to reports, a hacker known as the “FTX Accounts Drainer” traded large amounts of his ERC20 tokens for digital assets such as Tether, Ethereum and Bitcoin.
Sam Bankman-Fried’s funds tied to Alameda Research He trades on Ethereum, Tether and Bitcoin
Controlling funds that were once tied to Alameda and FTX It seems that everyone who has a few ERC20 tokens is starting to move. According to OXT on-chain researcher Ergo, on Twitter, Alameda-linked addresses began swapping his ERC20 for ETH and USDT. rice field. “The Alameda ETH address is scouring the couch for spare change, exchanging bits ERC20 for ETH/USDT,” says Ergo tweeted. Onchain researchers added.
In response to Ergo’s tweet, on-chain detective Zachxbt replied,said: “Funds are being exchanged for [Bitcoin].” 4 different BTC addresses (1,2,3,4). All four of these he addresses sent about 11.9 bitcoins worth $199,000 using today’s BTC exchange rate. In a thread published by Ergo, someone asked if the fund’s movements were likely coming from the liquidator. Zachxbt dismissed this idea when hetweeted: “Don’t expect them to use Fixedfloat or Changenow.” here.
Nansen’s Martin Lee was sent to Fixedfloat or Changenow. “There has been a lot of activity between Alameda wallets in the last 6-7 hours,” said Lee . Swaps into ETH/USDT (USDC to USDT too) USDT [then] ETH Swap to.Sent to multiple wallets, [then] Fixedfloat [and] Changenow.” Lee added further:
transactions are strange to me It seems. Merging makes sense, but after being merged, the funds are sent to the new wallet before being sent to Changenow [and] Fixedfloat.
In addition to recent activity, the FTX Accounts Drainer also controls Ethereum (ETH) address “0x97f”. The wallet holds approximately $200 million in ERC20 tokens and $41 million worth of FTT tokens. There is a significant amount of crypto assets confiscated by an unknown entity on the same day that FTX filed for bankruptcy protection.
Furthermore, on November 6, 2022, days before filing for bankruptcy, his FTX Bitcoin reserves worth 20,176.84 BTCwere siphoned from his wallet within 24 hours. I was. Currently, the whereabouts of over 20,000 Bitcoins worth $334.24 million remain a mystery. While many speculators suspect white hat hackers or law enforcement agencies are in control of these funds, many speculate that the owners are simply thieves.
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