Justin Sun’s $56M TUSD Transfer to Binance Sparks Controversy

• Whale Alert reported a transfer of 56.1 million TUSD (approx. $56.4 million) from Justin Sun to Binance.
• Binance CEO CZ warned Sun against using the funds to acquire LaunchPool Sui tokens, meant for retail users.
• Sun clarified that the transfer aimed to facilitate market-making and enhance liquidity and the trading volume for TUSD.

Justin Sun’s Hefty Transfer

Whale Alert, a blockchain tracking and analytics platform, reported a significant transaction of 56,100,000 TUSD (equivalent to $56,444,454) was transferred from Justin Sun, the founder of TRON and owner of Huobi Global, to Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world.

CZ Warns Against Monopoly

Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao “CZ” responded to the tweet by warning Justin Sun against using the transferred funds to participate in Binance’s LaunchPool Sui token event as it is intended for retail users rather than being monopolized by few wealthy individuals.

Purpose Behind The Transfer

Justin Sun replied clarifying that TRON DAO Venture deposited the funds with primary objective of facilitating market-making between leading TUSD exchanges to enhance liquidity and trading volume rather than participating in exchange promotions.

Market Making Successful

Sun added that within few hours their market maker had achieved total trading volume of $40 million contributing towards stability of TUSD’s price.

Mistake Realized & Rectified

Some team members made mistake by inadvertently used portion of them to participate in exchange campaigns which was realized soon after and rectified with team contacting exchange officials immediately.