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Shiba Inu Burn Rate Up 1500% As Single Wallet Burns 247Million Shib


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Burn rate surges with a single wallet burning 246.7M Shiba Inu.

Etherscan.io data reveals that the wallet tagged “cultpunks.eth” burned a staggering 246,743,138 (246.74M) SHIB in a single transaction executed about 3 hours ago from press time.

culpunkseth Burned 24674 Million SHIB
culpunkseth Burned 24674 Million SHIB

The move has caused the overall burn rate to surge by 1549.47% over the last day.

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Shiba Inu Burn Rate Soars Over 1500 Percent in the Past Day
Shiba Inu Burn Rate Soars Over 1500 Percent in the Past Day

This is the second time “cultpunks.eth” has burned a significant amount of SHIB in the past thirty days. On April 15th, the wallet burned 230,799,740 (230.79M) SHIB in a single transaction.

These burns were made as part of the CultPunks’ pledge to dedicate 2% of their raise upon sellout to burn SHIB tokens.

The CultPunks team also allocated 1% of their raise to ShytoshiKusama’s fund, dedicated to empowering women in blockchain, and 2% to buyback and burn CULT tokens.

CultPunks are a collection of 10,000 unique and randomly generated NFTs launched in collaboration with Soupsea, an NFT marketplace on Modulus. The NFT collection was minted on April 15th, 2023, and has gained significant popularity among NFT enthusiasts.

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As reported earlier by The Crypto Basic, the Shiba Inu Community-led burn initiatives have destroyed a total of 3,269,676,832 (3.26B) SHIB through 125 separate transactions in the month of April 2023.

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