US investigators recover crypto from fuel pipeline ransom | News | DW | 07.06.2021

US investigators said on Monday that they have clawed back millions in cryptocurrency paid as a ransom to hackers who shut down a key pipeline last month.

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said the US Justice Department had seized 63.7 Bitcoins, currently worth $2.3 million (€1.8 million), paid by the Colonial Pipeline company after a cyber attack last month led to massive shortagesat gas stations on the east coast.

Source: US investigators recover crypto from fuel pipeline ransom | News | DW | 07.06.2021

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