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Current Bitcoin Price: $33,456
Bitcoin price has been forming a range in the $33,000s over the last day of trading, as momentum settles after a strong bounce off support.
Top-20 altcoins are a mixed bag, as they also consolidate after the bounce. Ethereum has dropped 3%, Cardano gains 6% and Dogecoin leads with a 8% rise over the last 24 hours.
Top Stories for June 24, 2021
69,000 Bitcoins, worth around $2.2 billion at current market prices, have gone missing from South African investment platform AfriCrypt.
The firm claimed that it was hacked in mid-April of this year, pleading with investors to not pursue legal action while AfriCrypt “attempted to retrieve” the stolen funds.
The two brothers operating the firm, Ameer and Raees Cajee, have been accused of moving the entirety of the funds from AfriCrypt accounts through tumblers and mixing services. If proven, it would be the largest exit scam so far in crypto history.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase registered with Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) last week, in a move to expand into the Japanese market.
Coinbase will begin its journey into the Japanese market by offering five major crypto assets: Bitcoin, Ether, Stellar, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. More cryptocurrencies are expected to be added in the near future.
Social media platform and forum Reddit is auctioning three non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Ethereum. All three CryptoSnoos are up for auction on OpenSea, the prominent NFT marketplace.
The collectibles, called CryptoSnoos, all feature the Reddit mascot Snoo and will be linkable to the new owner’s Reddit account as an avatar.
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