Money launderers for Russian hacking groups arrested in Ukraine

The Ukrainian cybercrime police force has arrested members of a group of money launderers and hackers at the request of U.S. intelligence services.

In a press release by Ukraine’s SSU, law enforcement says the individuals engaged in large-scale international operations where they laundered tens of millions of USD for various hacking groups.

To engage with their “clients,” the threat actors created several accounts with unique nicknames on dark web platforms and provided their services to hacking groups, including some operating in the Russian Federation.

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Source: Bleeping Computer