Russian Accused of Cybercrime Gang Money Laundering Extradited to the U.S.
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Denis Mihaqlovic Dubnikov, a Russian accused of laundering ransom payments on behalf of cybergangs targeting hospitals and healthcare providers, has been extradited from the Netherlands to the U.S. to face charges.
Authorities accuse Dubnikov of engaging with others in various financial transactions to conceal cryptocurrency extorted from the victims of Ryuk ransomware attacks from at least August 2018 through August 2021.
Dubnikov, arrested in Amsterdam on November 2, 2021, is accused of laundering more than $400,000 in Ryuk ransom proceeds. According to prosecutors, the funds were part of a broader scheme among his co-conspirators to launder at least $70 million. (Margi Murphy / Bloomberg)
Related: Associated Press Technology, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Department of Justice
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