Gerald Cotten

Gerald Cotten and Quadriga: Unraveling Crypto’s Biggest Mystery

A new podcast series gets inside the head of Gerald Cotten, the disgraced former head of Quadriga. It's not a pretty place.

People  ·  29 June 2021

Quadriga Was a Ponzi Scheme, Ontario Securities Regulator Says

NEW: The Ontario Securities Commission has published a scathing report calling now-defunct Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX a "Ponzi," and denouncing the practices of founder and CEO Gerald Cotten.

News  ·  11 June 2020

Lawyers Ramp Up Pressure to Exhume Quadriga CEO’s Body

Miller Thomson is doubling down on its request that the RCMP exhume Quadriga founder Gerald Cotten's body by publicly requesting an update from Canadian MP Bill Blair, who oversees the agency.

News  ·  28 January 2020

Vulture Investor Is Looking to Buy QuadrigaCX Creditors’ Claims

Argo Partners, a New York-based investment firm, wants to buy QuadrigaCX creditor claims, should there be sufficient interest.

News  ·  8 January 2020

4 Agencies Are Investigating Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

A report from QuadrigaCX bankruptcy trustee Ernst & Young published Monday outlines which agencies are investigating the failed exchange.

Policy & regulation  ·  27 August 2019

QuadrigaCX Judge Approves $1.6 Million in Expenses for EY, Law Firms

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge approved more than $1.6 million in fees for the companies appointed to recover funds on behalf of QuadrigaCX's former users.

Policy & regulation  ·  31 July 2019

Indian Hospital Releases Details About QuadrigaCX CEO’s Death

Private hospital Fortis Escorts has released details of the death of Gerald Cotten, CEO of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX.

Markets  ·  7 February 2019

QuadrigaCX Owes Customers $190 Million, Court Filing Shows

“Quadriga’s inventory of cryptocurrency has become unavailable and some of it may be lost," the founder's widow said in documents obtained by CoinDesk.

Policy & regulation  ·  1 February 2019

QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Users Still Can’t Get Their Money Out

QuadrigaCX users' concerns were compounded by the exchange's announcement that its CEO had died more than a month earlier.

Markets  ·  17 January 2019