June 19, 2021

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.3 Million of Colonial Pipeline Ransom Payment Recovered

$2.3 Million of Colonial Pipeline Ransom Payment Recovered

Justice Department Tracked the Payment to an FBI-Controlled Bitcoin Wallet
The U.S. Justice Department reported it recouped $2.3 million of the $4.4 million ransom Colonial Pipeline Co. paid following a May 7 ransomware attack. The DOJ’s Ransomware and Digital Extortion Task Force coordinated the effort, in which the FBI tracked payment to a bitcoin wallet it controls.