OFAC Warns That Firms Helping Victims With Ransomware Payouts Risk Violating Its Rules
If you assist a ransomware victim in paying out to cyber attackers, you could end up facing civil penalties, OFAC says.
The move is part of a sweeping set of actions taken by the U.S. government against alleged Russian election interference.
BitPay is accused of facilitating over 2,100 transactions with individuals in sanctioned nations.
Despite Marathon's efforts, transactions from a dark web market still made it into the block.
Attorneys for Virgil Griffith want the U.S. government to specify the charges he’s facing rather than a broad claim that he violated U.S. sanctions.
The motion, filed by Brian Klein, claims the indictment of Griffith doesn't "specify any alleged overt facts," and contains no actual allegation of fact.