By Steve Dellar   |  04-18-2018   News
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Matthew Mellon, the 54-year old banking heir and rumored crypto-billionaire died while attending a rehabilitation center in Mexico to deal with an admitted opioid dependency.

The news comes after Mr Mellon dealt with years of drug addiction. Mr Mellon, who rose to fame though his marriage with Tamara Ecclestone, was part of the Mellon and Drexel families of Bank of New York Mellon

The family released a statement: “Billionaire Matthew Mellon died suddenly in Cancun, Mexico, where he was attending a drug rehabilitation facility.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Billionaire Matthew Mellon, who made his fortune in cryptocurrency, dies in a Mexican rehab facility at 54 <a href="https://t.co/ACUoU14o9X">https://t.co/ACUoU14o9X</a></p>&mdash; TIME (@TIME) <a href="https://twitter.com/TIME/status/986378859506556928?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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“Mellon made his fortune in cryptocurrency, turning a $2m investment into $1bn. He is survived by his three children, Force, Olympia and Minty.”

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An anonymous friend told the British tabloid press: “He returned to the clinic for ‘maintenance’ and took his private jet there a few days ago. He had a heart attack after taking Ayahuasca.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wealth is supposed to lead to happiness. Well, don&#39;t count on it. &quot;Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab facility&quot;<a href="https://t.co/cJ5ta3afY8">https://t.co/cJ5ta3afY8</a></p>&mdash; J Robert Smith (@JRobertSmith1) <a href="https://twitter.com/JRobertSmith1/status/986206044211830785?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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For a while, Mr Mellon worked as the chairman of the finance committee of the Republican Party in New York.

Source:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/17/matthew-mellon-billionaire-banking-heir-dies-aged-54

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Shannon No. 23466 1524107349

He was married to Tamara Yeardye Mellon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamara_Mellon

Joe No. 23470 1524108408

U dance u pay the fiddler!

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