Coinbase Security Officer Philip Martin: Coinbase Not Involved in U.S. Justice Department Seizure of Bitcoin

Coinbase security officer Philip Martin tweeted a clarification of recent articles reporting Coinbase’s involvement in the U.S. Department of Justice’s seizure of bitcoin related to the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack.
Coinbase did not authorize the involvement and did not receive the ransom or any portion of the ransom at any time.