Categories: News

KnCMiner Employee Stabbed By Co-Worker

Bitcoin hardware manufacturers have no problem with making media headlines, although they are not always overly positive. In the case of KnCMiner, for example, an attempted murder took place at the company’s data center in northern Sweden. Although details remain relatively vague at the time of publication, it looks like there has been an altercation between two KnCMiner co-workers.

Also read: Betchain Review

KnCMiner Altercation Becomes Hot News

Disagreements and fisticuffs between co-workers are nothing out of the ordinary these days, as various businesses are under immense pressure to deliver products and services at all times. Such a stressful work environment, combined with a mostly male-dominated world – and tons of testosterone – is a natural breeding ground for disputes, which can even get physical at times.

Bitcoin companies are no different in that regard, especially the ones involved in mining hardware manufacturing. KnCMiner is one of the most renowned Bitcoin companies in this space, and as their staff keeps working hard to keep all of the hardware up and running, disputes are bound to take place sooner or later.

Based on the preliminary information provided to us by Swedish media outlet Nsd, such an altercation has gotten out of hand, as two KnCMiner co-workers got into a serious argument. In the end, one of them pulled a knife and stabbed his colleague in the chest. The 40-year old assailant has been apprehended by the police and is facing severe attempted manslaughter charges.

Related Post

Further information remains rather vague at this point, but we do know the stabbing took place within the KnCMiner building, close to one of their server rooms.  At the time of publication, the person who got stabbed was transferred to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. This particular part of the KnCMiner facility is now a crime scene, and local law enforcement will be conducting a thorough investigation of the matter.

In an updated publication, NSD mentioned how the incident may have been recorded on video, although that has not been confirmed by the police nor KnCMiner at this time. If this were to be the case, there is no doubt the assailant will be trialed and face jail time.

Source: NSD

Images credit 1,2

If you liked this article follow us on Twitter @themerklenews and make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest bitcoin and altcoin price analysis and the latest cryptocurrency news.

JP Buntinx

JP Buntinx is a FinTech and Bitcoin enthusiast living in Belgium. His passion for finance and technology made him one of the world's leading freelance Bitcoin writers, and he aims to achieve the same level of respect in the FinTech sector.

Published by
JP Buntinx

Recent Posts

Top 5 DeFi Coins to Watch for 2022

The DeFi sector of cryptocurrency is valued at over $168 billion, with over $10 billion…

4 hours ago

AMC CEO Announces Plans to Accept Shiba Inu via Bitpay in the Next 2-3 Months

In a twitter post yesterday, Adam Aron, CEO of AMC Theaters, announced the company's plans…

8 hours ago

Loopring and Gamestop – What Is Up with These Two?

Loopring and Gamestop are two entities that, at first glance, seem very different. One is…

9 hours ago

The Safest Methods to Deposit into Online Gambling Accounts

The rise of online betting is plagued with inevitable setbacks. One of which is the…

9 hours ago

GenshinShibInu Price Up Over 3000% After PancakeSwap Listing

GenshinShibInu (GSHIB) is the latest meme coin that gained over 3000% in the past 24…

10 hours ago

Top 5 Hottest Metaverse Projects Right Now

As the Metaverse trend picks up, we see more and more emerging projects entering the…

11 hours ago

This website uses cookies.