The March 19 sale marks the latest bitcoin auction by the agency. Just last month, the U.S. Marshals auctioned off more than 3,600 bitcoins to five winning bidders, an amount worth more than $30 million at the time. It's also the second sale to take place within a nearly two-year period, given that prior to this year, the last auction occurred in mid-2016, when the agency sold 2,700 BTC
Long-Dormant Bitcoin Whales Resuming Activity Could Rock Price Action, Analysts Say
The number of active Bitcoin wallets, many of which have long been dormant, has seen an uptick that could herald some major market movements, analysts claim.
Expert predicts cryptocurrency boom 'within a year' as Bitcoin marks its 10th anniversary
Investors are remaining positive about Bitcoin as it marks its 10-year anniversary, despite a worrying drop in value in recent months. The cryptocurrency has come a long way since the bitcoin blockchain was created on January 3, 2009. At one point, it was considered so worthless that, in May 2010, Florida-based programmer Laszlo Hanyecz bought two pizzas for 10,000 Bitcoin, valued at the time at $30.
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