South Korean Police Arrest 14 For Illegally Mining Bitcoin Using Cheap Factory Power

Crime, News | April 3, 2018 By:

South Korean authorities have arrested 14 people from 13 different companies for illegally using cheap electricity to mine cryptocurrencies at industrial complexes.

According to the metropolitan police agency of Gwangju, the country’s southwestern city, the unnamed companies allegedly carried out the illegal mining activities across four different complexes in the city.