Grant Thornton Affiliate Taps CipherTrace to Better Track Cryptos Used in Cybercrimes

A blockchain consultancy affiliated with accounting giant Grant Thornton is teaming up with CipherTrace to better track cybercrimes. Catallaxy, a subsidiary of accounting firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, which itself is a member firm of Grant Thornton International, announced the partnership with the cryptocurrency intelligence firm on Thursday. In a press statement, the company said […]

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Cryptopia Liquidation: Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Didn’t Use Individual Customer Wallets

Grant Thornton, the liquidators of hacked New Zealand Bitcoin exchange Cryptopia, have released an update on the progress made thus far. Cryptopia Used Co-mingled Crypto Wallets According to a statement released on its website on Wednesday (August 21, 2019), Cryptopia didn’t use individual crypto wallets. Instead, the Bitcoin exchange platform pooled customer funds into co-mingled […]

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Files for US Bankruptcy Protection

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which went into liquidation earlier this month, has now filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Cryptopia’s assigned liquidator, professional services firm Grant Thornton New Zealand, announced Monday that it has taken the step to preserve Cryptopia data stored and hosted on servers with an Arizona-based firm. The bankruptcy court in the […]

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Opts For Liquidation

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed liquidators as executives warn of an investigation lasting “months rather than weeks.” Meanwhile, Binance is undergoing a major upgrade. Cryptopia Users Brace For Long Haul In a press release May 14, accounting firm Grant Thornton confirmed it was overseeing liquidation procedures at the New Zealand exchange, which lost $23 […]

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Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation

Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has gone into liquidation and suspended trading operations. The news was announced Wednesday by Cryptopia’s assigned liquidator, professional services firm Grant Thornton New Zealand. Cryptopia confirmed the news on Twitter, as well as on its website. Possibly signaling changes afoot, Cryptopia website went under maintenance […]

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