Twenty-eight cryptocurrency addresses were sanctioned this week allegedly associated with entities and individuals that have links to Russian cyber-attacks or election interference.
The sanctions were introduced by US government in an executive order from the Biden, the President. It was formally announced by them that Russian SVR and its hacking division referred as APT29, The Dukes or Cozy Bear were behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack.
The US government also stated that Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) and Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate conducted the cyberattacks and election interference disinformation campaigns.
Press release of US treasury Department says Second Eye Solution helped in evading the US sanctions by providing identities to the Internet Research Agency.
US Treasury also said, “Known SES digital currency addresses have received over $2.5 million in digital currencies over more than 26,900 transactions from 2013 to March 2021.”
Because of these actions, US OFAC or Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned twenty-eight cryptocurrency addresses linked to these individuals. These addresses are as follows: