FTX hacker’s wallet stirs as Ethereum ETFs prepare for US debut

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FTX hacker’s wallet stirs as Ethereum ETFs prepare for US debut



Almost a year after the FTX hack of $600 million in tokens, on-chain data revealed recent activity in the perpetrator’s wallet, identified as 0x3e957, on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. This is occurring closely to the launch of Ethereum-based ETF in the United States.

Based on on-chain data from Spot On Chain, the exploiter recently activated their address after a prolonged period. Presently, the wallet contains a substantial sum of $16.75 million of Ether (ETH).

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The data reveals two transactions where the exploiter moved 2,500 ETH, each valued at $4 million. Transfers like this are often linked to selling activity, potentially impacting the price of ETH and affecting smaller investors. Additionally, the price of ETH could enter a bullish trend soon with the launch of the various Ethereum exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States.

Several companies await approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which may grant accelerated approval for up to nine ETF products on Oct. 2.

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