Canada Revenue Agency Audits QuadrigaCX’s Corporate Tax Returns

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the country’s tax authority, is auditing the corporate tax returns filed by QuadrigaCX, the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange.  CRA’s request for documents and information is significant According to an article by the Globe and Mail on Sept. 16, QuadrigaCX is now being audited by the CRA which has requested the tax returns from Oct. 1, 2015, to Sept. 30, 2018. The Canadian exchange has been generating headlines ever since its CEO, Gerald Cotten, was declared dead in India without ever revealing the passwords to access…

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Indictment Reveals Connection to Bitfinex, QuadrigaCX’s Shadow Banking Services

The April 30 indictment of two individuals on multiple counts — including bank fraud and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business — reveals an apparent connection to the shadow banking services that were used in two recent high-profile crypto exchange controversies. The indictment — charging Arizona resident Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef, a resident of Tel Aviv, Israel — was announced in a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) on April 30. According to the SDNY announcement — published alongside…

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