The U.S. Department of Justice announced. The U.S. and U.K. governments have pledged and agreed to increase attention to the illegal use of cryptocurrency and ransomware.
According to the FBI. High cryptocurrency prices have partly made ransomware incredibly profitable for criminals.
Lisa Monaco, Deputy Attorney General of the United States, and officials from the Department of National Security and Criminal Affairs. Meet with PritiPatel, the Secretary of the Interior of the United Kingdom, in Washington on Thursday.
The Deputy Attorney General and the Minister of the Interior both promised and agreed. Intensify attention to the illegal use of cryptocurrency and ransomware. And continue to talk about new threats to national security. In the same month, US President Joe Biden said. The United States will unite 30 countries to prevent “illegal use of cryptocurrency.”