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Ransomware risk in the United States on the rise following extensive FinCEN analysis

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

US officials have found that ransomware is posing a greater threat to American society following a period of extensive analysis.

The Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has seen a sharp rise in the number of suspicious activity reports (SARs) related to ransomware attacks filed in the first half of 2021.

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