Ottawa Court Freezes $20M in Cash, Bitcoin Donated to Truckers

Ottawa Court Freezes $20M in Cash, Bitcoin Donated to Truckers



Residents of Ottawa, Canada have filed a lawsuit in opposition to the Freedom Convoy 2022 protesters searching for as much as $20 million out of the full amount of cash raised in donations worldwide to be redistributed to residents of the town, The Globe and Mail first reported.

An Ontario Superior Courtroom decide in Ottawa then ordered the freezing of the protesters’ funds, each fiat and cryptocurrency, by mentioning regulated monetary establishments and individuals allegedly answerable for bitcoin custody for the convoy.

The freezing order, often known as a Mareva injunction, tells convoy protest leaders and establishments concerned within the fundraising that they’re now restrained from “promoting, eradicating, dissipating, alienating, transferring” any of the belongings raised within the donations campaigns, together with bitcoin.

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