A man was illegally connecting his equipment to meters in a neighboring building

​Sauna owner in Volgograd was fined 4,5 million RUB for mining

04.02.2022 - 09:10


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What’s new? Traktorozavodsky District Court of Volgograd fined the sauna owner for illegal mining. According to the local media reports, the employees of Gorenergosbyt discovered an illegal connection to meters in the building next door to the sauna. The defendant claims that he did not connect the cable, and he was renting the premises.

Material from Volgograd’s media

What are the details of the case? The owner of the sauna refused to provide access to the basement for the energy company’s representatives, after which the police arrived on the spot. The mining equipment was found in the basement.

An inspection revealed non-metered consumption. Although the defendant denies his involvement in the incident, the court found him the organizer of the illegal mining.

Recall that the law enforcement authorities recently discovered an illegal mining farm with 50 servers in Moscow.


Vasiliy Smirnov Vasiliy Smirnov

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