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08/06/2021 04:06 GMT : Colonial Pipeline: US recovers most of ransom paid

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC World Service AustralasiaLatest broadcast: on BBC World Service East Asia

The US Department of Justice says it's seized much of the $4.4m ransom paid in bitcoin to the cyber-criminal Dark Side group responsible for taking the Colonial Pipeline offline last month.

Meanwhile police in Australia say they've made more than 200 arrests in a sophisticated sting operation against organised crime using a messaging app secretly developed by the FBI.

And scientists are reporting what they say is the longest sediment avalanche yet measured in action underwater off West Africa. Show less

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