Pavel Lerner, main analyst at cryptocurrency exchange Exmo, was kidnapped in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, December 26.
As described by Strana.ua, Lerner first grew to become unreachable on Tuesday afternoon just after he was reportedly dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz and abducted. He has not been listened to from given that.
“The programmer was dragged into a Mercedes-Benz Vito vehicle by unknown individuals in dim apparel and balaclavas, and taken absent in an unknown way,” the web-site writes.
Lerner, a 40-calendar year-old Russian citizen, has a selection of startups in Ukraine joined to cryptocurrency mining and blockchain technological innovation. He is also a main analyst at British isles-based mostly exchange Exmo.
“We are accomplishing anything probable to pace up look for of Pavel Lerner. Any information and facts about his whereabouts is extremely a great deal appreciated. Irrespective of the problem, the exchange is performing as standard. We also want to tension that nature of Pavel’s occupation at Exmo does not suppose access neither to storages or any individual knowledge of customers. All customers resources are completely safe and sound,” Exmo reps said.
Previously this thirty day period EXMO has introduced a sale of EXO (EXMO Coin) tokens to fund margin financial loans operation for traders.