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Audacy Partners with Treats Media on Launch of Narrative True Crime Podcast About Cryptocurrency

Audacy Partners with Treats Media on Launch of Narrative True Crime Podcast About Cryptocurrency


Audacy (NYSE:AUD) has partnered with independent podcaster Aaron Lammer (Cointalk, Longform) on today’s release of the first two episodes of his newest project, Exit Scam: The Death and Afterlife of Gerald Cotten, a documentary podcast series exploring the 2018 death of Cotten, the founder of Canadian digital currency platform QuadrigaCx.

Episode One and Two of Exit Scam are available today: the first episode is available right now everywhere podcasts are available, while the second episode is available exclusively on Audacy. This unique windowing strategy will allow listeners who want more of this thrilling true crime series to get their fix immediately on Audacy. Listen to Exit Scam on Audacy. Each week for the run of Exit Scam, Audacy listeners will get early access to episodes before all other platforms.

New episodes will be available on Mondays through June 28, 2021.

Gerald Cotten died in 2018 while on 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 soon accountants discovered it wasn’t actually frozen. It was gone. The vaults had been emptied out 8 months before Cotten died.

And that’s not all: Not everyone believes Gerry is dead.

Alongside a small team, Lammer has spent the last two years investigating what really happened with Cotten and Quadriga. He tells the whole unbelievable story over 8 episodes, starting today.


Exit Scam was produced as a passion project by Lammer alongside Lane Brown (New York Magazine, Grantland) who co-wrote and co-produced it.

Aaron Lammer, is the co-founder of Longform and a co-host of the Longform Podcast, as well as the beloved cryptocurrency podcast CoinTalk. Lammer is also a longtime part of the music project Francis and the Lights, which did the theme song for Exit Scam.


Exit Scam
By Treats Media
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