EY: Crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost 103 more bitcoins due to an error
According to the primary report audit firm EY appointed for monitoring exchange activity after her temporary exemption from creditors’ claims, company moved over 100 bitcoins to a cold wallet to which she does not have access.
February 6, 2019 of the year Quadriga inadvertently transferred 103 bitcoins worth about Canadian 468,675 dollars into a cold wallet, to which the company is the present time not can get access. The auditor works with the manager on the recovery of the cryptocurrency in various cold wallets, if this will be possible, “the report says.
EY will take control of the exchange’s assets remaining in its hot wallets by transferring their into your own cold wallet, reported company in Tuesday. These assets include 51 bitcoin, 951 Ethereum, 33 Bitcoin Cash, 0.0135 Bitcoin Cash SV, 2,032 Bitcoin Gold and 822 Litecoin.
Besides Togo, the audit firm will take possession of “various electronic devices, which, presumably, belonged or used by the former CEO Quadriga by Gerald Cotten in her operational activities ”, including four laptop, four mobile phones and three encrypted USB dongle.
According to court documents, QuadrigaCX had $ 137 million in cryptocurrencies held in hot and cold wallets. EY’s new report says hot wallets exchanges at the time of registration of these documents was about $ 682 000, that is, over $ 136 million remained in cold wallets.