US has seized $6.1 mln tied to Russian ransomware operator -Justice Dept.

The United States has seized $6.1 million in relation to Russian ransomware operator Yevgeniy Polyanin, top US Justice Department officials said on Monday.

US Attorney General Merrick Garland, speaking at a news conference, said another alleged ransomware attacker, Ukrainian Yaroslav Vasinskyi, has been arrested in Poland, and the United States has requested extradition. 

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