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QuadrigaCX Widow Turns Assets Over to Harmed Crypto Exchange Users

Jennifer Robertson, widow of deceased QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten, has disclosed that she will be turning over the “vast majority” of her assets to the Quadriga estate so they may be used to partially compensate users who lost funds when Quadriga collapsed. In a letter… Read More

QuadrigaCX CEO Created Fake Accounts, Traded User Funds and Transferred Them to Personal Accounts

Fiduciary and operational incompetence have been a matter of record since news emerged that Gerald Cotten, CEO of the Canadian cryptocurrency trading platform QuadrigaCX, died without giving anyone password access to $215 million CAD of user cryptocurrencies he ostensibly kept in cold wallet storage devices…. Read More

FBI Seeking Information from Investors Harmed in Collapse of QuadrigaCX

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking information from investors who lost money when the Canadian cryptocurrency trading platform QuadrigaCX fell apart late last year. Individuals with questions or concerns about the failed exchange or who believe they were a victim in the… Read More

QuadrigaCX Trustee’s Final Report Finds Not Much Left for 76 000 Exchange Users Who Lost $215 Million

Trustees from Ernst and Young Inc. (EYI) have submitted a preliminary report assessing the assets remaining at QuadrigaCX, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange that lost access to an estimated $240 million CAD in exchange funds last winter after the untimely death of CEO and sole Director,… Read More

ICE CEO Says Bear Market Allowed Bakkt to Cheaply Acquire Crypto Custody Firm

ICE’s Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Sprecher, told analysts in a conference call this week that the crypto bear market of 2018 allowed ICE’s crypto venture, Bakkt, to cheaply acquire Digital Asset Custody Co, Reuters reports. The acquisition of Digital Asset Custody Co could improve Bakkt’s… Read More

Friend: Deceased QuadrigaCX Founder Feared Kidnapping

Adam O’Brien, a friend and former colleague of deceased QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten, told Canadian media outlet Global News this week that Cotten talked casually about being kidnapped for the vast fortune he controlled: “Gerry was holding, we know, over $100 million, almost $200 million… Read More

Source: Japan Upping Internal Oversight Requirements Regarding “Cold Storage” at Crypto Exchanges

The recent loss of $190 million CAD by the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have alerted regulators across the globe to additional complexities affecting the safe storage of cryptocurrencies at relevant businesses. Quadriga has claimed it lost access to the funds following the… Read More

Failed Canadian Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX Files for Bankruptcy

Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga CX has been placed in bankruptcy this week, CBC reports. The exchange had been undergoing restructuring following the sudden death of founder Gerald Cotten and the loss of $260 million CAD in exchange funds. Cotten’s wife, Jennifer Robertson, filed for credit protection in… Read More

Crypto Trader Lost $100 000 CAD in QuadrigaCX Exchange’s Final Hours

The disastrous demise of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been well covered to date, including: the mysterious, sudden death of founder Gerald Cotten in India in early December 2018. the criminal past of Quadriga co-founder Michael Patryn. the alleged $190 million USD “loss” of client funds… Read More

Creditors Concerned: Widow at Centre of $260 Million QuadrigaCX Disaster Seeking $300K in Court Costs

Jennifer Robertson, the wife of Gerald Cotten, the deceased founder of Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, has asked a Canadian court to reimburse her for $300,000 in costs she incurred by filing for creditor protection, Bloomberg reports. Robertson filed for creditor protection in late January after… Read More

Kraken Offers $100K Reward in $190 Million Quadriga Failure, Traces Mystery in Podcast Part 1

Owners of the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange platform are offering a $100 ooo USD reward for information that may help recover $190 million USD in funds lost by the Canadian crypto platform QuadrigaCX. Quadriga CX fell apart in January following the untimely death of company CEO… Read More

Banks Wary About Handling $35 Million in Compensatory Funds Owed to QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Users Who Lost $260 Million

Lawyers for the Bank of Montreal consulting on the case of Quadriga CX, a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange whose founder, Gerald Cotten, died in December –taking access to exchange’s funds with him– have told a court they are wary about handling funds in the case due… Read More

Ontario Securities Commission Says It’s Looking Into Locked Funds Affair at Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

The Ontario Securities Commission has stated that it is “looking in” problems at Quadriga CX after it was revealed last week that the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange has been put into credit protection following the December death of its founder, Gerald Cotten. Matters have been further… Read More

Report Profiles QuadrigaCX User Who Lost Life Savings in Crypto Exchange Debacle

There have been innumerable cryptocurrency exchange hacks and failures. A combination of poor security protocols and the lure of digital currency which can be easily laundered has engendered hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. The most recent debacle is the collapse of Canadian crypto… Read More

Indian Hospital Confirms Death of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange CEO, $190 Million Still Missing

The hospital in Jaipur, Rajasthan, where Canadian crypto exchange CEO Gerald Cotten spent his last hours has confirmed that he died there from a heart attack caused by complications from Crohn’s disease, Times of India reports. Cotten’s untimely death may also have devastating consequences for… Read More

QuadrigaCX, Once Canada’s Largest Crypto Exchange, Gets Bankruptcy Protection. Meanwhile, One Report Claims Founder Filed Will Less than 2 Weeks Prior to His Demise

Is QuadrigaCX Safe? “QuadrigaCX has been developed by some of the foremost leaders in the crypto currency community, and employs some of the most stringent security protocols that currently exist. Furthermore, Bitcoins that are funded in QuadrigaCX are stored in cold storage, using some of… Read More

Research Suggests QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange’s Story of Lost Wallets Untrue

Claims by current operators of the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX that the company has “lost” cold wallets containing more than $150 million in crypto are being disputed by a researcher at the Zerononsense blog. QuadrigaCX filed for creditor protection last week, and according to Zerononsense,… Read More

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Files for Credit Protection, Says it Can’t Find Cold Wallets

The board at beleaguered Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX has issued a notice on the exchange’s website stating that the company has filed for credit protection and is struggling to “…locate and secure our very significant cryptocurrency reserves held in cold wallets…(which) are required to satisfy… Read More

Korean Courts Order Nonghyup Bank to Restore Services to Coinis Crypto Exchange

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A judge at the Seoul Central District Court has ordered one of South Korea’s largest banks, Nonghyup, to restore services to the Coinis cryptocurrency exchange, 8BTC reports. The showdown reportedly began in September when Nonghyup announced it would no longer process deposits and withdrawals on behalf… Read More

CIBC Has Frozen $28 Million of Vancouver Crypto Exchange’s Funds Since January

Vancouver-based cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX has been defending itself in court for the release of $28 million dollars in customer funds frozen by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) since January, the Globe and Mail reports. According to court documents filed by CIBC in the… Read More

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