Crypto Pre-drink: July 5, 2024

Crypto Pre-Drink


  • Bitcoin falls below $55,000 amid market-wide liquidations.
  • Notcoin launches Explore Platform to boost Web3 projects.
  • Crypto scams surge, with $60M stolen in the first half of 2024.


In the Crypto Pre-drink, we serve up a daily shot of the hottest crypto news and market insights to fuel your investment decisions.


Bitcoin’s Market Plunge

Bitcoin’s price dropped to $54,422 after a 7.4% decline, triggered by Mt. Gox’s movement of $2.7 billion in BTC. This caused over $665 million in liquidations across major cryptocurrencies, affecting 230,541 traders. Ethereum also faced significant liquidations, totaling $163.4 million, with its price falling by 10.57% to $2,890. Despite short-term volatility, experts maintain a positive long-term outlook for Bitcoin and the overall market.


Notcoin’s New Explore Platform

Notcoin has launched its Explore Platform, aiming to accelerate growth for Web3 projects. This platform provides resources, networking opportunities, and tools to support project development and community engagement. Notcoin’s initiative is seen as a pivotal step in fostering innovation within the Web3 ecosystem, potentially driving significant advancements in blockchain technology and decentralized applications.


Surge in Crypto Scams

The first half of 2024 has seen a dramatic increase in cryptocurrency scams, with nearly $60 million stolen from 20 victims. These scams range from phishing attacks to Ponzi schemes, highlighting the urgent need for enhanced security measures and user education within the crypto community. Regulatory bodies are also stepping up efforts to combat these fraudulent activities and protect investors.



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