The CEO of a South Korean Crypto Exchange has actually been sentenced to 25 years in jail for murder. His appeal was declined and the jail sentence has actually been enforced.
Crypto CEO sentenced to jail for murder
After a turned down appeal, the CEO of a South Korean crypto exchange has actually been sentenced to a 25 year prison term for the murder of his fan. As reported by Newspim on Friday, a Korean social intelligence platform, the crypto CEO was just recently condemned of killing his fan by stabbing her and pressing her out of a 19th story apartment or condo window.
The Korean CEO, a 33-year-old guy, was very first founded guilty in July however picked to appeal the preliminary decision. In the court’s report, the criminal offense occurred when the guy’s fan approached him, informing him she wished to end their relationship.
In a preliminary judgment of the case, the Korean court discovered the implicated guilty of all charges. According to the judge, “The offender extremely killed the victim, who was his fan, and a common victim who was still in her 20s lost her life. In this judgment, the court sentenced the CEO to 25 years in jail and a fine of 3.05 million won.
The CEO’s defence
In defense, the implicated CEO’s legal group had actually advocated the criminal offense to be reduced to murder, specifying that he was psychologically and physically weak at the time of the criminal offense, and informed the court that he had actually been getting psychiatric treatment for a very long time. The defense declared that the CEO had actually experienced sleepiness and revealed trouble managing his impulses while getting psychiatric treatment.
Nevertheless, the appeals court judge at the Seoul High Court declined the claim specifying that the CEO was operating in the high-pressure field of “virtual currency at the time of the criminal offense.” According to the judge, the offender appeared to have regular judgmental capabilities about his operate in the crypto property sector.
The judge mentioned:
“The offender remained in complete control of his actions at the time of the occurrence. It does not appear like his actions were hampered in any method[by his mental or physical state] The criminal offense dedicated by the implicated is murder, and the penalty should be serious.”
Likewise, the court got proof that the CEO had actually established a “severe” drug practice and had actually taken narcotics, consisting of ketamine, at the time of the criminal offense.