US charges two Russian nationals in LockBit ransomware case amid global crackdown

The indictments coincide with a significant takedown of LockBit in a joint operation by US, UK, and other international law enforcement agencies

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US charges two Russian nationals in LockBit ransomware case amid global crackdown
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US charges two Russian nationals in LockBit ransomware case amid global crackdown

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday unsealed indictments against two alleged members of the LockBit ransomware group, as part of a broader global operation aimed at dismantling the criminal enterprise.

With these charges, the total number of LockBit members indicted by the DOJ in connection to the global ransomware campaign now stands at five. The latest indictments charge Russian nationals Iv...

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