BALD Faces Rug Pull Fears as Developer Withdraws Liquidity

Vignesh Karunanidhi
BALD Faces Rugpull Fears as Developer Withdraws Liquidity

In mid-July, Coinbase launched its Ethereum-based Layer 2 solution called Base, which has now become accessible for developers. Recently, there has been a notable increase in meme coin-related activity on the Base network. Traders have been actively participating in the decentralized exchange LeetSwap, acquiring tokens such as BALD, COIN, and BASED on the platform.

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BALD has especially caught the attention of investors, as some traders made over a million dollars in profit with $500. However, according to the latest on-chain data, BaldBaseBald, as the name goes on Twitter, removed most of the BALD liquidity from LeetSwap, triggering fears of a “rug pull.”

According to the latest on-chain data, BALD's token deployer removed most of the coin's liquidity from LeetSwap, triggering rug pull fears

Over 7k ETH and 142 million BALD Removed, Rug Pull Inbound?

The token deployer withdrew 7k ETH and 142 million BALD, which triggered rug pull fears among investors. This also caused a mass sell-off, with its price dropping by over 87%.

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However, according to the latest data from CoinMarketCap, BALD had spiked to $0.002587 at press time. The market cap of BALD stands at $16.3 million and the 24-hour trading volume stands at $47,435,493. At press time, the meme coin is facing extreme volatility with the price fluctuating greatly.