FBI joins Richmond Heights PD in ransomware investigation

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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Richmond Heights Police Department reports the Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting them in an investigation into ransomware on a city hall computer.

Richmond Heights police first received the report on July 3.

Police say the “infection” was contained.

A press release from Richmond PD states that city hall’s computer system is being monitored but appears to be functioning normally.

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