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August 14, 2022

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Deputy AG Monaco: DOJ is working on multiple fronts to combat ransomware with international partners

By Sara Friedman / May 20, 2022

The Justice Department is launching an international virtual currency initiative along with allies to “combat the transnational abuse of virtual currency,” according to Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco who provided an overview of the department’s efforts to disrupt ransomware attacks at an event today.

Monaco explained how “no ransomware attack can be viewed in isolation” in the context of the new initiative. She said, “This initiative will allow for more joint international law enforcement operations, more eyes from multiple law...

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