Everyone wants to know about one of the most prominent business tycoons, Vyacheslav Taran’s wife, as he died in a mysterious helicopter accident.
A crypto billionaire who perished in a helicopter crash close to the French-Italian border is the latest in a string of unexplained Russian deaths.
The only occupant of a helicopter that crashed near Villefranche-sur-Mer over the weekend was 53-year-old Vyacheslav Taran, the creator of Forex Club and president of the Libertex Group, according to the New York Post.
Libertex Group, which describes itself as a top cryptocurrency and foreign exchange trading platform, confirmed the death of Vyacheslav Taran, its co-founder and chairman of the board of directors, in a statement. Taran died in a helicopter crash.
Local news sources claim that Taran was traveling aboard an Airbus H130 from Lucerne, Switzerland, to Monaco when it crashed.
According to the France Bleu radio network, the French helicopter’s 35-year-old pilot and Taran both perished.
Meet Vyacheslav Taran Wife Olga Taran: Who Is His Daughter Monaco?
With his Russian wife Olga, the founder of Hello Monaco media, Taran, a highly accomplished offshore specialist from Vladivostok, had three children.
Monaco viewed his actions as respectable, and his wife and family received several sympathies.
However, Taran was a “billionaire crypto businessman with possible ties to the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service,” according to Kyiv news source UNIAN, who passed away in a “freak” accident.
Vyacheslav Taran With His Family (Source: NY Post)According to Russian media, a mystery VIP who was scheduled to accompany Vyacheslav abruptly withdrew.
The wealthy Russian businessman was from Vladivostok, & Hello Monaco, a media Company in the European nation, was founded by his wife, Olga. Olga & Vyacheslav had three kids together.
Vyacheslav was well-known in Monaco and Cyprus’ banking communities. He was also philanthropic & co-founded the Change One Life program, which supports child care and orphanages.
There are not many details about his daughter Monaco, as she has not been openly out in public.
Vyacheslav Taran Net Worth At Death
According to press reports, Taran was a staff specialist of Russian foreign intelligence and was in charge of using a system of cryptocurrency activities to launder money belonging to the Russian Federation, according to the Ukrainian news agency Unian.
There were no connections to the media provided by Unian. His net worth was noted as being $20.2 billion.
In 1997, Taran, a radio engineer by training, established the foreign exchange trading platform Forex Club in Russia.
Before the Russian Central Bank closed it and several other exchanges in December 2018 due to irregularities in their registrations, Forex Club rose to become one of the top three exchanges in the nation. The Forex Club Group is still active in more than 100 other nations.
The Forex Club Group founded the Libertex trading platform in 2012 and was registered in Cyprus.
It is a sponsor of the football team Bayern Munich and provides a wide range of financial products, like cryptocurrency trading and “in-app crypto mining software.”
According to Russian media, Taran was connected to multiple other real estates & investment firms, as well as the YouHodler wallet, Wirex app, & card.
The Change One Life nonprofit organization, which helps Russian orphans and adoptive families, was also founded by Taran.
How Did Vyacheslav Taran Die?
The Crypto Executive to pass away suddenly in recent weeks is Taran.
Tiantian Kullander, a co-founder of the Amber Group, passed away peacefully on November 23 at 30, while Nikolai Mushegian, a co-founder of MakerDAO, drowned on October 28 in Puerto Rico.
In addition, Vyacheslav is the most recent in a long line of Russian businesspeople to pass away for various reasons.
The passing of Taran has sparked some media conjecture. The accident involving the helicopter that claimed Taran’s life is being investigated; it happened in good weather with an experienced pilot.
According to France Bleu, a second passenger had been scheduled for the flight but abruptly canceled.
In a Monacair H130 helicopter, he was traveling from Lausanne, Switzerland, with an experienced pilot when the accident happened.
According to sources, the pilot, who was in his 30s, also perished. As of yet, no cause has been identified.
According to reports from Russia, a second unnamed passenger was supposed to board the VIP helicopter with Taran but decided not to at the last minute.
In addition to Vyacheslav Taran’s Wife, Olga, Taran is survived by three children, one of them was an adoptive son.