OFAC SANCTIONS RUSSIAN RANSOMWARE ACTOR COMPLICIT IN ATTACKS ON POLICE AND US CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE 

On 16 May, OFAC designated Mikhail Matveevfor his role in launching cyberattacks against US law enforcement, businesses, and critical infrastructure.  Concurrently, the US District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the District of Columbia unsealed indictments against Matveev.  Additionally, the Department of State announced an award of up to $10 million for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of Matveev under its Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program.

https://ofac.treasury.gov/recent-actions/20230516

https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1486

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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