Billy Markus, co-founder of meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin DOGE/USD on Monday revealed his current holdings of Bitcoin.
What Happened: In response to a Twitter user’s query regarding his BTC holdings, Markus, who is also known as Shibetoshi Nakamoto, stated that he holds 0.0054 BTC, worth just $162.
At the time of writing, BTC was trading at $30,085.
Earlier in February, Markus affirmed that if Bitcoin isn’t characterized as a security, then the same should apply to Dogecoin.
This statement comes after Gary Gensler’s interview with New York Magazine, in which he labeled all other cryptocurrencies except Bitcoin as “securities.”
Price Action: At the time of writing, DOGE was trading at $0.085, up 3% in the last 24 hours, according to Benzinga Pro.