Russian Police Shut Down Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining Farm

Crime, News | April 13, 2018 By:

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) officers have shut down a cryptocurrency mining farm for not paying several million kilowatt-hours of electricity.

Ministry of Internal Affairs spokeswoman Irina Volk said that the authorities went to inspect a cryptocurrency mining farm in Orenburg after a local energy supplier reported significant power losses coming from the area.