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Quadriga Crypto Mystery Deepens With ‘Cold Wallets’ Found Empty

  • Monitor for shuttered Canadian crypto exchange releases report
  • Wallets for holding Bitcoin have been empty since April 2018
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Crypto CEO Dies Holding the Only Passwords That Can Unlock Millions

When Quadriga Fintech Solutions Corp. founder Gerald Cotten died, account holders feared the encrypted access keys needed to recover C$190 million ($143 million) of cryptocurrencies held by the exchange in offline storage could be lost forever.

It looks now like the storage Quadriga is known to have used -- dubbed cold wallets -- has been empty since April.