Guy Deposits 7,000 ETH to Ethereum 2.0

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Someone has just deposited 7,072 eth, worth more than $3.5 million, to stake on the new ethereum 2.0 Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain which is expected imminently. The deposit was done through two addresses which behave identically, and we know they belong to the same person because they come from the same address. That address sent chunks of 1,000 eth to each address, starting with 0x622 which is still in the process of depositing: Some 3,424 eth was sent to the deposit contract (excluding the pending ones) from 107 transactions. Each transaction seems to demand $1 in eth fees to transfer $16,000 worth of eth to the new blockchain. The other address does the same, with the depositing process ongoing here too at the time of writing: Here 3,648 eth was sent in 114 transactions with a few still pending at the time of writing. Interestingly we couldn’t quite see…

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