Inside Canada's Crypto Mystery
In December of last year, Gerald Cotten died. The thirty-year-old entrepreneur was the founder of Quadriga, an online exchange where users could buy and sell cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin. With Cotten's sudden death, there were many questions, including the whereabouts of his laptop password. Without it, nobody knows the location of over $180-million worth of crypto.
"He was kind of running a one man show," says Alex Posadzki, who has been covering this story for The Globe and Mail. She says attempts to recover the cryptocurrency held by Quadriga have so far proven fruitless, despite the high-profile nature of the case. "We definitely may never know if the money is there, or we might never find the money."
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