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The Ministry of Internal Affairs has identified 8 illegal mining farms. The monthly damage from their work amounted to 15 million rubles

Legislation enforcers in St. Petersburg identified mining farms illegally related to the electrical energy grid, in accordance to the web site of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

“In accordance to preliminary info, the damage to power provide firms amounted to about 15 million rubles a month, the attackers obtained the identical quantity as illegal earnings,” - stated in an announcement.

Miners illegally mined cryptocurrency at eight websites situated in numerous components of the Leningrad area. Amongst them - dwelling quarters, a former poultry farm and recreation heart.

Throughout the searches, legislation enforcement officers found one and a half thousand tools for the extraction of cryptocurrencies, 100 particular electrical meters that underestimate the indications of electrical energy consumption, and greater than two million rubles.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs opened a legal case in accordance with Half 2 of Article 273 of the Prison Code of the Russian Federation. One of the suspected organizers was detained, 9 extra of his alleged accomplices have been taken to the police.

Recall that in February, Belarusian legislation enforcement authorities opened a legal case towards a resident of Minsk who illegally put in a mining farm within the basement of one of the youngsters's academic establishments.

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