A Moscow courtroom on Saturday remanded in custody three extra suspected members of the ransomware crime group REvil over unlawful trafficking of funds, a day after Russia claimed it had dismantled the group on the request of the United States.
The courtroom recognized the three males as Mikhail Golovachuk, Ruslan Khansvyarov and Dmitry Korotayev.
In a uncommon obvious demonstration of US-Russian collaboration at a time of excessive tensions between the 2 over Ukraine, Russian authorities detained and charged the REVil group’s members this week.
A police and FSB home intelligence operation searched 25 addresses, detaining 14 individuals, the FSB stated on Friday, itemizing property it had seized together with $600,000 of pc gear and 20 luxurious vehicles.
The United States welcomed the arrests.
The United States stated in November it was providing a reward of as much as $10 million for data resulting in the identification or location of anybody holding a key place within the REvil group.
A supply accustomed to the case informed Interfax the group’s members with Russian citizenship wouldn’t be handed over to the United States.