Jun 8, 2021
The federal government has recovered most of the Bitcoins sent to pay the colonial pipeline ransom as the hackers were attempting to cash out their Bitcoin…or so the official story goes.
The feds are going around telling people they did such a great job saving the day and recovering the ransom. Previously, the U.S. government had said it was a private sector matter and opted not to intervene.
“Earlier today, the Department of Justice has found and recaptured the majority of the ransom Colonial paid to the DarkSide network,” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco