The crypto sphere was awash with gags on April Fool’s day, mostly from rival clans having a dig at each other. What would have been more serious is a manipulated pump for an altcoin and it just so happens that this appears to have occurred with crypto clown Dogecoin.
A Dodgy Pump For Doge?
After a month flat-lining DOGE lifted off yesterday in one huge spike that propelled its price to a new 2019 high of $0.00253 (60 satoshis). The 20% pump caused daily volume to surge from $20 million to $50 million with most of it on Gate.io and ZB.com. It is the biggest single move for Dogecoin since mid-December but was it a coincidence coming on April first?