Troubled Crypto Lender Vauld Receives Creditor Protection Extension

Troubled cryptocurrency lender Vauld has received an extension on its creditor protection program, the lender said on Friday.

The Peter Thiel-backed lender had filed for creditor protection in Singapore earlier this year. The firm received an extension till Jan. 20 and said that it has been working on a restructuring plan.

According to an affidavit on July 8, the The company owed $402 million to its creditors, with 90% of that debt originating from individual retail investor deposits.

Indian authorities had frozen assets worth 3.7 billion rupees ($46.4 million) of the company, a month after Vauld filed for creditor protection.