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In 2018, Gerald Cotten, the founder of Canada's biggest Bitcoin exchange, died under mysterious circumstances during a honeymoon trip to India.

His customers were told that the $215 million they'd deposited on the exchange was lost forever — because Gerry had forgotten to leave behind his passwords.

But here's the thing: Not everyone believes he's dead.

Exit Scam is about what really happened to Gerald Cotten and the fortune that disappeared with him.

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In 2018, Gerald Cotten, the founder of Canada’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, died under mysterious circumstances during a honeymoon trip to India. His customers were told that the $215 million they’d deposited on the exchange was lost forever — because Gerry had forgotten to leave behind his passwords. But not everyone believes he’s dead. The first episode of Exit Scam (“The Lost Password”) will be available Monday, May 10th. Please subscribe! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Canadian crypto baron Gerald Cotten dies under mysterious circumstances while on his honeymoon in India, causing a $215 million problem for customers of his Bitcoin exchange, Quadriga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Part II: The Co-Founder

Part II: The Co-Founder

2021-05-1726:574

The story of how Gerry turned Quadriga into Canada’s top Bitcoin exchange — with help from his shadowy co-founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
When Gerry was in his teens and early twenties, one thing stood out about him: his money. He had a lot of it and nobody knew where it came from. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Three years before his death, Gerry embarks on a spending spree, buying a yacht, a plane, and even his own private island. But things at his Bitcoin exchange, Quadriga, begin to unravel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Part V: The Old Friend

Part V: The Old Friend

2021-06-0734:122

A friend of Gerry's once defended him and said there was no way he faked his death. But now he’s changed his mind and wonders how he missed the clues, despite being a Bitcoin security expert. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Part VI: The Coffin

Part VI: The Coffin

2021-06-1439:40

We trace the 7,000-mile path that Gerald Cotten’s body took after his alleged death, from a Jaipur hospital to a Halifax cemetery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Part VII: The Wife

Part VII: The Wife

2021-06-2131:341

There's only one person who knows what really happened to Gerry in India--besides Gerry himself--and it's his wife, Jen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Part VIII: The Exit

Part VIII: The Exit

2021-06-2831:591

In our final episode, Quadriga customers demand that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police exhume Gerald Cotten’s coffin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Comments (1)

ID21467416

Good first episode! My bf was telling me about this story just today and I randomly found you browsing true crime, it was meant to be!! Lol

May 17th
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