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FinCEN Releases Updated Advisory on Ransomware and the Use of the Financial System to Facilitate Ransom Payments

November 8, 2021 / Source: FinCEN

FinCEN Ransomware Advisory_FINAL_508_.pdf

Immediate Release

November 08, 2021

In connection with a set of actions announced today by the Department of the Treasury and focused on disrupting criminal ransomware actors, FinCEN has released an update to its 2020 advisory on ransomware and the use of the financial system to facilitate ransom payments.

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