The Minister of Economy supported the work of the law enforcement agencies

​Kosovo police seized more than 300 cryptocurrency mining machines due to power shortages

10.01.2022 - 14:05


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What’s new? The Kosovo police released information saying that 272 bitcoin mining machines “Antminer” in Leposavic municipality and another 39 units in the Pristina area have been confiscated. The law enforcers also detained a driver transporting 6 cryptocurrency mining machines with 42 video cards (GPUs) near Druar in Vushtrri. The driver was questioned and released.

Information on the Kosovo police website

How did the authorities react? The Minister of Economy, Artane Rizvanolli, expressed support for the Kosovo police on her Twitter account.

In December, Kosovo declared a state of emergency for 60 days due to the energy crisis and power shortages. As of January 5, the Minister of Economy has imposed a total ban on cryptocurrency mining.


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