After 19,000% early gain, crypto SafeMoon’s rules to tamp down selling raise red flags

After 19,000% early gain, crypto SafeMoon’s rules to tamp down selling raise red flags

After 19,000% early gain, crypto SafeMoon’s rules to tamp down selling raise red flags SafeMoon charges a 10% fee to buy tokens and another 10% to sell — almost unheard of in digital currency world Article content To investors hunting for the next Dogecoin, the more than 19,000 per cent price gain that cryptocurrency SafeMoon posted in its early weeks was like catnip. Though the price of the four-month-old token has dropped since then, more than 2.4 million investors have bought it, according to its developers. Advertisement Article content Yet some crypto watchers have raised red flags over SafeMoon’s unusual structure. It charges a 10 per cent fee to buy tokens and another 10 per cent to sell — almost unheard of in the digital currency world. Half of these fees are paid to owners as an incentive to keep holding and the other half goes into a liquidity pool controlled by the developers. SafeMoon calls itself a DeFi token, or one that uses decentralized finance to govern functions through software, but it has a chief executive officer and chief …
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