Polish Crypto Exchange BitMarket Co-Owner Found Dead

By Sarah Tran   Jul 29, 2019 1 Min Read

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Polish Cryptocurrency Exchange BitMarket Co-Founder, Tobiasz Niemiro has been found dead, as reported by the local news outlet Radio Olsztyn on 25 July. 

According to the local news, Niemiro was found dead in the city of Olsztyn near his residence, it was suggested that Niemiro had committed suicide. The local police stated that they found a wound in his skull, and the authorities claimed that they are still investigating the death case of Niemiro.

BitMarket had ceased its operation in early July. When trying to access the exchange website, users were greeted with the following message:

“Dear Users, We regret to inform you that due to the loss of liquidity, since July 8, Bitmarket.pl/net was forced to cease its operations. We will inform you about further steps.”

Niemiro told Money.pl during an interview that he fell victim to the exchange collapse incident. He said “I lost everything because somebody led to the collapse of the stock exchange. Now I’m losing face and good name for which I’ve worked all my life. I am one of the victims.”

Images via Shutterstock and Wyborcza.pl


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Sarah Tran
Blockchain Journalist with a diverse background in the blockchain and crypto field.




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