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Suspicious Whale Transactions Identified in Dogecoin Ecosystem


coinedition.com 24 January 2023 21:12, UTC
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Details shared by the Dogecoin Whale Alert show that large amounts of the flagship meme coin were transferred in a pattern that suggests prolonged storage. Multiple notifications from the Doge alert reflect that some users are unifying the storage location of DOGE tokens.

Notably, three significant transactions that followed the same pattern were shared by Dogecoin Whale Alert on Twitter.


6,583,553 $DOGE ($594,403 USD) was transferred from multiple wallets to an unknown wallet.

Fee: 3.30 ($0.30 USD)

Tx: https://t.co/vlSCcQWkRc#DogecoinWhaleAlert #WhaleAlert #Dogecoin #CryptoNews

— Ðogecoin Whale Alert (@DogeWhaleAlert) January 24, 2023

In the first transaction, 6,583,553 DOGE ($594,403) was transferred from multiple wallets to an unknown wallet. A second transaction showed that 5,797,089 DOGE ($521,518) was transferred from multiple wallets to an unknown wallet. Then a third one revealed that 6,321,293 DOGE ($570,844) was transferred from multiple wallets to an unknown wallet.

From the transactions listed above, it is observed that they all followed an identical pattern, with the only difference being the number of tokens involved. A more significant detail is the amounts involved in the transactions. They all were transfers involving large amounts of funds, regarded as ‘whale transfers’.

Historically, patterns like this are experienced in anticipation of a bull run for the assets involved. Based on the analysis, moving digital assets away from exchanges or public storage platforms suggests that the holder may be adjusting for long-term storage. It also suggests that the holder may be moving them into cold storage for better security.

More significant in the above transfers is the assumption of a possible mop-up operation by a whale, in this case, an unknown whale. It may be an individual or organization buying up the tokens for the same already suggested purpose of long-term storage.

DOGE has been on a rally since the beginning of the year. From an opening price of $0.0701 on the first day of the year, it currently trades for $0.0889. Despite this rally, many analysts believe that Dogecoin still has a lot of gas left in the tank. There are predictions that the coming months will indicate a significant bull run for altcoins, and DOGE is considered one of the tokens that will herald this move.

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