Bitcoin News; It was learned that billionaire Bitcoin owner Mircea Popescu passed away at the age of 41 with a BTC legacy of 1 billion dollars.
Popescu dies with $1 billion Bitcoin legacy
Bitcoin pioneer Popescu, who is believed to hold over $1 billion in Bitcoin and is one of the largest BTC holders, died on the coast of Costa Rica, a Spain-based media outlet reported. Teletica.com reported last week that a foreigner drowned in Playa Hermosa de Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
Popescu was seen as a pioneer and one of the first adopters in digital assets. An article by Pete Rizzo in Bitcoin Magazine said that Popescu is credited with launching MPEx, a Bitcoin stock exchange, which started at the same time as Coinbase Global COIN.
At the last check, BTC price is up 3.2%, changing hands around $34,295. A separate news source from the UK stated that the platform had to withdraw from doing business in the Canadian province of Ontario.
had $2 billion
At its peak in mid-April this year, Popescu’s BTC holdings were worth around $2 billion.
News of Popescu’s reported death has been circulating in crypto circles, with some wondering where their holdings will go.