QuadrigaCX CEO Faked Crypto Trades in Lavish Excess with Customer Funds

By CCN Markets: Gerald Cotten, the CEO of the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX whose death is the reason for $190 million of missing funds and a bankrupt company, had transferred user funds to his personal accounts to use them as security for margin trading, a report by Ernst & Young revealed. After Cotten had died, …

The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of $190 million in crypto from Canadian exchange Quadriga deepened as it was revealed the surviving founder is a reported ex-con who served 18 months in a federal U.S. prison for identity theft, bank fraud and credit card fraud. Michael Patryn, who founded Quadriga with Gerald Cotten, has been revealed …

QuadrigaCX Widow Says CEO Funded Withdrawals Out of Pocket

Gerald Cotten reportedly used his own money to fund customer withdrawals. At the time, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce had frozen their bank accounts, questioning their provenance. His widow, Jennifer Robertson, told Coindesk that while she didn’t have a lot of knowledge as regards his operating the exchange, he had told her that much. …