The untimely death of QuadrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten has left $190 million worth of customers’ crypto funds inaccessible. Many theorized that Cotten faked his demise to disappear with the money. But according to his former friend and colleague, the late entrepreneur was not capable of taking such drastic measures.
Adam O’Brien told Global News that before his death, Cotten had mused him about being kidnapped for having access to a multimillion-dollar fortune. The Edmonton-based bitcoin entrepreneur claimed that Cotten was expecting troubles from every corner – that he was assuming that “something might happen.”