Crypto Expert Shot Over Watch in NYC

March 21, 2022 7:38 am

A crypto expert/ lifestyle guru was shot over his six-figure watch while visiting NYC over the weekend.

A police report has revealed that crypto expert Pierrick Jamaux was shot multiple times in his legs while visiting NYC with his wife.

According to Jamaux as soon as he exited his Uber in Midtown NYC a gunman approached him and started grabbing for his six-figure watch; after the robber failed to take the watch the gunman shot Jamaux in the legs.

Jamaux is a Frenchmen who is the founder of Hi which is a “next-gen crypto exchange and mobile banking app, for savings, investments, and payments”.

 

 

The New York Post had more on the story:

The 33-year-old man shot multiple times in the legs and groin in an attempted robbery of his six-figure Richard Mille watch is a French-born cryptocurrency expert who flaunted his timepieces on social media.

Pierrick Jamaux told police a man demanded his watch as soon as he and his companions got out of an Uber at their midtown hotel Friday morning, and then shot him before he could react, according to law enforcement sources.

Jamaux, who was with his model wife, Sarah Watts, 26, and another woman, was returning to the Fifty Hotel and Suites at 155 East 50th St. from the Sapphire 39 strip club on West 39th Street.

As Jamaux fell to the ground from the gunshot wounds, his attacker bent over him trying to take something, sources said.

Then Jamaux’s companion, a 25-year-old woman, jumped on the gunman’s back before he shrugged her off and fled, sources said.

The Daily Mail covered the story too:

A 33-year-old French lifestyle guru and cryptocurrency expert was shot multiple times in the legs and groin when a man attempted to rob his six-figure designer watch in the middle of New York City on Friday.

French-born Pierrick Jamaux, who is visiting from Hong Kong, was getting out of an Uber with his model wife, Sarah Watts, 26, and another person at their hotel in Midtown when a man approached them and demanded Jamaux hand over his Richard Mille watch, the New York Post reported.

Jamaux told police the man then opened fire before he could react, striking his legs and groin and causing him to fall to the ground as the man tried to rob him.

Police said the other person with the couple, a 25-year-old woman, jumped on the gunman’s back to try and stop him before the shooter pushed her off and fled.

New York Police Department officials said five shell casing were recovered from the scene and that Jamaux had multiple entry and exit wounds on both legs.

 

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