|[U.S. Department of Justice] officials said they had identified a virtual currency account--often referred to as a "wallet"--that DarkSide used to collect payment from a ransomware victim identified in court papers only as "Victim X," but whose hacking details match Colonial’s. The officials said that a magistrate judge in the Northern District of California had approved a warrant on Monday to seize funds from the wallet.|
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|Investigators traced 75 Bitcoins worth more than $4 million through nearly two dozen cryptocurrency accounts.|
Katie Benner and Nicole Perlroth for the New York Times; June 7, 2021.https://www.nytimes.com/202...pipeline-attack.html
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