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CashApp Founder Stabbed to Death in an Alleged Mugging

CashApp Founder Stabbed to Death in an Alleged Mugging

According to reports, Bob Lee, the former CTO of Square and founder of Cash App, has passed away after a stabbing incident in San Francisco.

Officials did not disclose the victim’s identity, but local media and MobileCoin’s CEO confirmed that it was Lee.

Lee had been serving as the chief product officer of MobileCoin, overseeing the company’s entire product line. MobileCoin CEO Joshua Goldbard described Lee as a visionary and a driving force in creating Android, CashApp, and MobileCoin.

Friends and colleagues, including Abra CEO Bill Barhydt and Square CEO Jack Dorsey, mourned the loss of Lee on Twitter.

Meanwhile, former UFC fighter Jake Shields, who claims to have been a friend of Lee, suggested that the stabbing was a random mugging.

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Currently, there is no information about the suspect or motive behind the attack.

Police reports indicate that Lee was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, but despite the efforts of first responders and medical staff, he did not survive.

Lee was a well-known figure in the tech industry, having played a key role in developing Cash App and Square’s payment infrastructure. His death has been met with shock and sadness among his colleagues and peers. The circumstances surrounding his killing are still under investigation, and the perpetrator’s identity remains unknown.

Alexander Stefanov

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