U.S. Recovers half of the Colonial Pipeline Bitcoin Ransom from DarkSide Hackers


“Victim funds were seized from that wallet, preventing Darkside actors from using them,” FBI Deputy Director Abate confirmed.

“The sophisticated use of technology to hold businesses and even whole cities, hostage, for profit is decidedly a 21st-century challenge. But the old adage ‘follow the money’ still applies. And that’s exactly what we do,” Deputy Attorney General Monaco said.