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XRP Lawsuit: 280M XRP Moved As Ripple CFO Files Declaration Under Penalty

In a riveting turn of events, the Ripple XRP vs. the U.S. SEC lawsuit has embarked upon a new turn today, following the May 13 filing of omnibus letter motions to seal key details regarding remedies-related documents. Ripple’s CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Jonathan Bilich, has filed a declaration in support of Ripple’s motion to seal the documents, as spotlighted by renowned lawyer James K. Filan.

Amid Ripple’s appeal to Judge Torres to seal certain documents linked to the SEC’s Motion for Judgement and Remedies, a whopping 280 million XRP tokens were noted to have been moved via Ripple and a CEX. Here’s a briefing on the developments that unfolded with the filing of omnibus letter motions and Ripple’s CFO further weighing in on the motion.

280 Mln XRP Moved Amid Ripple’s Request To Seal Documents Regarding ‘Remedies Motion’

According to the insights streamlined by the blockchain tracker Whale Alert, 279.97 XRP was recently moved by unknown addresses to and fro Bitstamp and Ripple collectively. A renowned XRP whale, Rzn, continued shifting coins to Bitstamp, with 29.97 million XRP offloaded in its most recent transfer.

On the other hand, the remaining transactions additionally captivated noteworthy attention, illustrating an unknown wallet’s transfers of XRP from Ripple to an unknown address. The first transfer illustrated that 150 million XRP was moved via Ripple to the address …7XZ63sKxv3. Whereas, this address further shifted 100 million XRP to another unknown address, ….r2SE32hk.

Ripple XRP Whale Transaction Details

Meanwhile, Ripple’s CFO stated in his declaration concerning Ripple’s highly confidential information, “I submit this declaration to support the redactions Ripple proposes.” These fall into three categories- certain financial figures in or derived from Ripple’s non-public audited financial statements, highly sensitive and confidential financial terms of Ripple’s contracts with third parties, and highly sensitive and confidential information from Ripple’s internal financial reports regarding business strategies.

Ripple CFO declaration

Subsequently, the XRP token intriguingly traded in the green.

Also Read: Hong Kong Bitcoin and Ether ETFs See Record Net Outflows Since Launch

XRP Price Pumps

As of writing, XRP’s price noted an uptick of 3.20% in the past 24 hours and is currently trading at $0.5071. The token’s 24-hour trading volume saw a notable rise of 44.20%, reaching $859.07 million.

The price upswing experienced by the Ripple-backed token comes against the backdrop of the lawsuit’s recent developments and enormous whale activity, as mentioned above. Additionally, Coinglass data underlines a market uptrend of XRP at press time.

With an open interest increase of 3.37% to $571.21 million, followed by a derivatives volume upsurge of 42.05% to $794.09 million, the token curated optimistic waves with heightened trading activity and rising investor interest.

Nonetheless, the token has witnessed quite a turbulent price action ever since the American blockchain payments company embarked upon a legal tussle with the U.S. SEC. With both parties having time until May 20 to file letter briefs in opposition to the omnibus letter motions, crypto market enthusiasts continue to eye XRP for further price action shifts.

Also Read: Coinbase CLO Slams SEC for Skipping Wells Process in Debt Box Lawsuit

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