CRYPTOCURRENCY/MELANIA: “Funds used to win an auction of Melania Trump’s first NFT were traced back to a wallet that belongs to the creators of the project…
The former first lady delved into the booming world of digital collectibles late last year. And in late January, her website showed the NFT from the ‘Head of State Collection’ auction sold for 1,800 SOL, the Solana blockchain’s native token. The bid’s value was roughly $178,400 during Wednesday’s session.
Bloomberg outlined a series of blockchain transactions showing the cryptocurrency used to purchase the NFT came from a wallet belonging to the entity that originally listed the project for sale.”
-Carla Mozée, “The winning bid in Melania Trump’s NFT auction appears to have come from a wallet associated with Melania Trump,” finance.yahoo.com, February 16, 2022