Anonymous bought a million litecoin. Now he owns the biggest LTC wallet

Last week, the Litecoin system has processed one of the largest transactions in its history. Someone bought 1.15 million coins LTC totaling $ 61 million. It is noteworthy, that the fee for the group transaction was only 50 cents

Looks like the funds have been reallocated from several outdated addresses to a new address with multipoles Segwit. Now it is the largest number of litecoin. The most money in the previous address reset, indicating the same owner.

As they say on AMBCrypto, transfer of legacy addresses were made in multiple transactions 20 thousand LTC. At least four of them had the remains of more than 150 thousand coins. Data about the owner of the wallets are missing. It is also unknown whether address one person or group of persons.

What are the advantages SegWit?

A deprecated address different from SegWit addresses of the transaction speed and security. Operations inside SegWit have lower Commission. The innovation allows for a “group” of transactions, which saves time.

Also worth noting is a new opportunity to change the unique identifier of the transaction in advance of confirmation. This allows users to mask the transaction, even if all prerequisites are met.

Recently appeared information about the upcoming update Litecoin Core 0.17, after which a Commission within the network of Litecoin was to fall ten times.

Today Litecoin is trading at $ 51. The capitalization of the coins exceeds $ 3 billion and a daily turnover of 375 million.

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Citizens of Ukraine and Moldova bought EU passport for bitcoins. The scheme disclosed

Law enforcement authorities of Bulgaria have uncovered a shadow scheme for the sale of Bulgarian passports in the country. The criminals were selling the documents for Bitcoin the citizens of Eastern Europe. According to the investigation, in the Commission of a criminal act were involved the official representatives of DABCH (sovereign Agency for bylgaria in a foreign land).

Note that DABCH deals with all matters related to the acquisition of Bulgarian citizenship by foreigners. After several suspicious transactions three members of the authority has come to the attention of the police. Later the Prosecutor-General Ivan geshev revealed the names of suspects.

Peter Haralampiev, green Toms and mark Stogov was arrested for the illegal issue Bulgarian passports to citizens of Ukraine, Moldova and Macedonia.

And although all three of them completely deny his involvement in the fraud scheme, the Prosecutor’s office has solid proof of illegal transactions. In Bulgaria this scandal has gained serious momentum, he became involved even Prime Minister Valery Simeonov. Recently, he publicly stated that he is not going to relinquish power because of the high level of corruption in one state Agency.

Recall that Bulgaria is in the EU and provides a passport issued by the European Union. Possession of such a document gives the right to free movement and residence throughout the EU. Because of this, selling fake passports has become very common in shady business. Recently the Bulgarian police managed to uncover another group of 20 criminals who were selling fake documents for 5600 dollars.

A similar scheme was also uncovered in Greece in 2016. Then Europol has covered even a branch of the offenders in the Czech Republic. Five persons from the “managers” were Ukrainians, the rest had the nationality of the Sudan and Bangladesh.

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An abandoned complex Intel bought for bitcoin mining

After Quebec and new York state, the only remaining place in North America for large-scale, and most importantly, profitable bitcoin mining with the use of cheap electricity is Colorado springs.

A California startup has spent $ 13 million to turn an abandoned manufacturing facility of Intel in a huge mining farm.

The California-based company 3G Venture II, owned by John Chen from Los Angeles, purchased 30 acres and over 700,000 square feet in several buildings, of which for mining cryptocurrency will be used by three premises with a total area of 85 thousand square meters.

Michael Palmer, agent of Quantum Commercial Group, who signed the deal said that the buyer was particularly attracted by the mains, once set for the needs of Intel. The complex includes a substation directly in production, as well as two separate power source. The new owner also asked the electricity supplier company Colorado Springs Utilities, to increase the capacity for the complex.

It should be noted that cheap energy prices for a long time been attracted to this area of the company, including giants such as Progressive Insurance, FedEx and Walmart, who have created there own data centers.

Earlier this month we reported that the U.S. mining company Coinmint confirmed the opening of the world’s largest mining centre, with production capacity of 435 MW, which will be located in the state of new York.

For politicians in Massena, the city nearest to the Alcoa plant, the project Coinmint was a blessing, because it promised to create an additional 150 jobs.

However, it seems that in Colorado springs the news about the emergence of a new industry has caused less enthusiasm, as local residents and authorities do not expect the creation of a large number of jobs.

Dirk Draper (Dirk Draper), President and chief Executive officer of the chamber of Commerce of the state of Colorado said that local authorities plan to attract more such companies.

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