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Crypto corner: Unfortunate bitcoin holder spends $47,000 on single transfer

An unlucky bitcoin (BITCOMP) holder has spent $47,000 in transaction fees to send 0.01088549 bitcoins (around $193) by mistake.

In most likelihood the mistake was made by accident with an unknown user setting the fee manually – in this case paying 2.66038352 Bitcoin to send a much smaller sum, according to Decrypt.

This is not the costliest blunder an unknown cryptoasset holder has made though. Back in June, an ethereum holder spent $2.6 million to send $130 of ETH – an extraordinarily large fee.

Typically the average bitcoin transfer fee is about 0.00025 BTC – or around $4.45. In October a so-called ‘bitcoin whale’ moved over $1 billion-worth of the cryptoasset but paid a fee of just around $3.

All data, figures & charts are valid as of 19/11/2020.

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