Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Enforcement Actions to Disrupt and Prosecute Russian Criminal Activity

April 6, 2022

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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Enforcement Actions to Disrupt and Prosecute Russian Criminal Activity

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Russian Oligarch Charged with Violating U.S. Sanctions
Defendant Hired American Citizen Jack Hanick to Work for His Television Network in Russia and Illegally Transferred $10 Million U.S. Investment to Business Associate
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/russian-oligarch-charged-violating-us-sanctions

Justice Department Announces Court-Authorized Disruption of Botnet Controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU)
Operation Copied and Removed Malware Known as “Cyclops Blink” from the Botnet’s Command-And-Control Devices, Disrupting the GRU’s Control Over Thousands of Infected Devices Worldwide. Victims Must Take Additional Steps to Remediate the Vulnerability and Prevent Malicious Actors From Further Exploiting Unpatched Devices.
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-court-authorized-disruption-botnet-controlled-russian-federation

Justice Department Investigation Leads to Shutdown of Largest Online Darknet Marketplace
Russian Resident Indicted on Conspiracy Charges Related to Operating Hydra Market
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-investigation-leads-shutdown-largest-online-darknet-marketplace

$90 Million Yacht of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch Viktor Vekselberg Seized by Spain at Request of United States
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/90-million-yacht-sanctioned-russian-oligarch-viktor-vekselberg-seized-spain-request-united

Attorney General Garland’s Remarks:
https://www.justice.gov/opa/speech/attorney-general-merrick-b-garland-delivers-remarks-enforcement-actions-disrupt-and

Updated May 27, 2022