FTX Hacker Panicked, Still Holds $339M in Ether, Cryptos: Arkham Intelligence

After tracing the attacker’s blockchain transactions, Arkham found that they “appeared to be in panic” and “lost a large amount of their token holdings” when they moved assets across different chains to avoid getting caught. In a likely attempt to consolidate their holdings, they also converted tokens to ETH and DAI on the Ethereum network, movements that cannot be easily sanctioned by authorities. Source

Ethereum Whales Quietly Filled Up On ETH While Broader Market Panicked

Ethereum crumbled with the market during the last crash and is yet to recover to previous levels. The crash was characterized by sell-offs and liquidations from all angles, which continued even when the price dumped further. Fear of a bear market sparked this as investors wanted to get out before the price fell further. But not everyone followed this trend of dumping. Whales have always been known to move differently from smaller investors when it comes to the crypto market and this time was no different. While investors panic sold…