Skip to comments.Bitcoin firm CEO found dead in suspected suicide
Posted on 03/06/2014 8:56:08 AM PST by Red Badger
It appears bitcoins recent turmoil has claimed its first life.
Autumn Ratke a 28-year-old American CEO of bitcoin exchange firm First Meta was found dead in her Singapore apartment on Feb. 28.
Local media are calling it a suicide, but Singapore officials are waiting for toxicology test results. Ratke formerly worked with Apple and other Silicon Valley tech firms on developing digital payment systems.
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imho....she got used and discarded....another drug death unable to prove there was a perp??
And BC was actually trading higher yesterday.
I wish I bought it years ago when it was low, but it’s not worth it now. Too risky a buy.
Assisted suicide?...........never piss off extremely wealthy people..........
You may get another chance.........
You could entertain other alternative coins.
Right now BTC is about 650 (+/-). It’s going to dip again soon and then will be the time to buy in and just sit on it.
LTC is expected to go up a good clip by the summer. It is at 16 today. I saw it at 24 back in December. LTC is being listed on more exchanges now, so it will be traded and purchased more.
“Assisted suicide?...........never piss off extremely wealthy people..........”
I’ve always wondered why Bernie Madoff is still alive. Given how many people he ripped off, I’m surprised he didn’t end up on the wrong end of a “slipped and fell in the shower” or wasn’t literally beaten within an inch of his life for what he did.
More, from yesterday, 130 comments (incl. pictures) . . .
Yikes. She doesn’t look like their was a shred of humanity left in her face.
It’s a ponzi scheme. But it’s going to take years for investigators to unravel the mystery.
Who made money off it?
Where are they?
To all who had their hopes up that this would be a way of hiding assets or protecting their assets, sorry to dissappoint you.
Stick with real money.
she went from fake zillionaire and couldn’t take it.
Apparently banking is far more risky than logging or mining today.
Pray America wakes up
Is she related to Wade Rathke of Acorn fame?
Never mind ...