Tech exec arrested for allegedly killing CashApp founder Bob Lee

Expand IT Founder Nima Momeni has been arrested by San Francisco-area police in connection with the April 4, 2023, murder of CashApp Founder and Block CTO Bob Lee. Mission Local broke the news this morning, April 13, after Emeryville (CA) officials took out a warrant for the tech exec. Initial speculation was that it was an act of random violence or a robbery gone wrong, but last night San Francisco Mayor London Breed hinted at “surprising facts” in the killing. Who was Bob Lee? Bob Lee was one of the founders of peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform CashApp and had most recently been serving as the Chief Technology Officer of Block and Chief Product Officer of MobileCoin. Born in St. Louis on December 20, 1979, Lee worked for tech giants like AT&T and Google, helping develop the first Android operating system before stepping into (and redefining) the mobile payments space. On April 4, 2023 he was found dead in downtown San Francisco, the victim of multiple stab wounds. Who is Nima Momeni? Nima Momeni is the owner of Expand IT and is believed to have been driving with Lee prior to the killing. On the morning of April 13, 2023, San Francisco PD coordinated with Emeryville (CA) police to execute a warrant and arrest Momeni for the alleged murder of Bob Lee on April 4, 2023. According to their website, Expand IT “specialize[s] in providing technical support and fulfillment solutions at scale to startups, SMEs, public sector, and nonprofit organizations.” It…Tech exec arrested for allegedly killing CashApp founder Bob Lee

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