Langevin to FBI: helping victims takes precedence over disrupting ransomware groups

September 22, 2021
U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-AZ, (L) and Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., (R) testify during a hearing before the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee May 31, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Langevin told FBI Director Chris Wray that his bureau must prioritize asset response and helping victims of ransomware attacks recover over disrupting the operations of ransomware groups. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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