The New Paper

June 8, 2021

DOJ seizes Bitcoin from Colonial Pipeline ransom

The Justice Department seized $2.3M worth of Bitcoin that was allegedly used to pay the ransom in the Colonial Pipeline hack. The seized cryptocurrency represents ~85% of the total ransom paid to the hacking group Darkside.
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