Matthew Mellon: US billionaire dies in Mexico

Matthew Mellon: US billionaire dies in Mexico
 

The US billionaire Matthew Mellon, who made a fortune in digital currency, has died at the age of 54, his family says.
Mr Mellon had struggled with drug addiction, and a family representative said he died at a rehabilitation centre in the Mexican coastal town of Cancun.
He was an early backer of the digital currency XRP, also known as Ripple.
The tycoon was the scion of two US banking dynasties and the ex-husband of the British co-founder of luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo, Tamara Mellon.
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17 April 2018 in Business, Views: 51
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