When QuadrigaCX’s founder Gerald Cotten died last month, he took the private keys to Quadriga’s cold storage wallets with him.
The founder and CEO died from Crohn’s disease in December 2018. He was the only individual to know the private keys that could access $136 million USD in cryptocurrencies stored offline.
QuadrigaCX Creditor Protection
After the fact, the exchange was granted creditor protection by The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. This meant it could take some time to try and recover the missing cryptocurrencies. It was also going to try to recoup its losses …
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