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Crypto users donate $400K to Julian Assange defense as Mexico proposes asylum


Crypto users donate $400K to Julian Assange defense as Mexico proposes asylum

Amid speculation on social media that United States President Donald Trump may still pardon Julian Assange before leaving office, lawyers are preparing the WikiLeaks founder for many possible legal outcomes as crypto users open their wallets.

According to Twitter user Whale Alert, users have donated a sizable amount of (BTC) toward the legal defense of WikiLeaks and Assange in the last week. Yesterday, someone sent 8.48 BTC — roughly $280,000 at the time — to support the WikiLeaks founder, while another crypto user donated 4.51 BTC last Wednesday, a transaction worth $125,000.