After the collapse of Terra’s once-stable coin terrausd (UST), a number of people wondered where the Luna Foundation Guard’s (LFG) bitcoin went, as the funds were supposed to be used to defend UST’s $1 parity. On Friday, the blockchain intelligence and analytics firm, Elliptic, published a blog post that summarizes where the bitcoin was sent, according to the firm’s network surveillance tools.
Luna Foundation Guard (LFG) had a bitcoin reserve that was worth over $3B before the UST and Luna crisis began. But the LFG reserve wallet is now empty but it was reported that Bitcoins weren’t used to calm the crisis. Then where did the Bitcoins go to? People need answers.
In addition to the 52,189 BTC, LFG held another wallet with 28,205 BTC, and LFG’s entire bitcoin reserve added up to approximately 80,394 bitcoin (BTC) total. According to Elliptic, all the funds were sent to Binance and Gemini amid the market chaos.
“The entirety of this 52,189 BTC was subsequently moved to a single account at Gemini, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange – across several bitcoin transactions,” Elliptic said on Friday. “It is not possible to trace the assets further or identify whether they were sold to support the UST price.” The blog post adds:
This left 28,205 BTC in Terra’s reserves. At 1 a.m. UTC on May 10th, this was moved in its entirety, in a single transaction, to an account at the cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Again it is not possible to identify whether these assets were sold or subsequently moved to other wallets.
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