A website mimicking the neglected cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigXX was posted online on Tuesday in the hope of tempting victims.
A warning notice was sent Tuesday for the exchange from the exchange’s law firm Miller Thomson, both a former user of Kadgrig and Ernst and Young (YY), a bankruptcy trustee appointed by the court. The website can be accessed at the same URL that the actual exchange used during its management and that was used in 2019 and 2020 Visitors are directed to visit a portal at EY.
“The trustee suggested that a new website be posted on www.quadrigacx.com that mimics the original website / portal of the quadrupeds,” the law firm said in a statement. Its post.
It went on to say that the imitation site was not approved by YY and was not affiliated with the “Big Four” accounting firm. Miller Thomson said affected users would not attempt to access the site or provide any personal information, including previous Kaderiga passwords or identification documents.
Similarly, EY is prevalent A notification To warn the affected users about their fake website.
“Trustworthy [EY] It is believed that the imitation website was posted using a backup of the Quadriga webpage, which is publicly available on the Internet. “
“We are unable to comment further outside our public documentation,” a spokesman for EY quoted Kindesk as saying on its public Quadriga portal.
A lawyer for Miller Thomson also noted that the firm had issued a warning on its portal.
No one can be in charge of this site. A Search WHOIS The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) shows that the current owner of the domain has withheld their contact information.
Quadriga was previously Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Went offline Banking problems in January 2019, suspension of suspended customers and the death of CEO Gerald Cotten in December 2018 were reported in 2019
EY has been tasked by the Canadian court system to recover Kadergrig’s funds, which it has been working on since 2012. As January 2021Depending on how the court decides the recovered cryptocurrency to date, it has recovered somewhere between ৪ 224 million CAD ($ 1.6 million as of press time) and ১ 291 million CAD (৯ 229 million).