Last year, Gerry Cotten, the founder of the platform of change criptomoneda QuadrigaCX, died suddenly in India due to complications of his Crohn’s disease. His death meant the dissolution of the company, but beyond that, it meant that were with him, went to the grave the password of access to the digital that contained $ 137 million, approximately 123 million euros, in criptomonedas. Now, some lawyers want to exhume his body.Reports the BBC that lawyers representing the users of the broken platform. The application for the exhumation has been made to the authorities of Canada and behind it is the rumor that Cotten was not killed, but faked her death to be able to escape with the millions, and evade justice.The lawyers want to confirm that both the identity of the body as the cause of death. An external audit revealed that QuadrigaCX, which came to have 115,000 users, was managed with numerous irregularities. Cotten had created accounts using pseudonyms to trade or exchange funds. in Addition, it was revealed that a substantial part of the funds were transferred personally to Cotten and other related parties. The audit allowed the rescue of 25 million dollars (22.5 million euros).The widow of Cotten, Jennifer Robertson, showed their grief by the openness of this process and said that the death of Cotten should not be put in doubt and that it was not clear how the confirmation of death “could help in the process of recovery of property”.
20MINUTOS.IS – Technology
December 14, 2019