An air crash of unknown causes killed a cryptocurrency entrepreneur. Investigations are ongoing.
Vyacheslav Taran, co-founder of Libertex, a cryptocurrency company and Forex Club, mysteriously died at the age of 53, last Friday, November 25th. The helicopter crash that killed the businessman happened under mysterious circumstances. The information was disclosed by the British newspaper Daily Mail. Taran described himself as “a blockchain enthusiast”.
Air crash kills billionaire
The air disaster took place in the city of Villefranche-sur-mer, located approximately 20 kilometers from Monaco, around 2 pm. The pilot of the flight was also killed in the accident.
Also according to the Daily Mail, a passenger would have given up boarding minutes before takeoff, for no apparent reason. Reports say the weather was normal. Investigations are ongoing.
The deaths of two other people involved in the cryptocurrency industry have also come as a shock recently. One of them, from the founder of MakerDAO, Nicolai Arcadie Muchgian, found dead on a beach in Puerto Rico, with signs of drowning. The other was from Amber Group founder Tiantian Kullander. He died in his sleep, but the exact cause of death has not been clarified.
Libertex: company in the field of cryptocurrencies
Libertex, the company of which Vyacheslav Taran was a co-founder, started operating in the year 1997. With more than three million customers worldwide, Libertex is an online broker “with the underlying assets being commodities, Forex, ETFs , cryptocurrencies and others”, as the company itself describes.
The institution sponsors famous football clubs in Europe such as Bayern Munich and Tottenham.
The company issued a statement regretting the incident and asking that the family’s privacy be respected. “It is with great sadness that Libertex Group confirms the death of its co-founder and chairman of the board of directors, Vyacheslav Taran, following a helicopter crash that occurred en route to Monaco on Friday, November 25, 2022,” it read. the note.