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​SSU of Ukraine seized 100 ASIC miners from a warehouse in Odessa

18.01.2022 - 09:15 Vasiliy Smirnov Vasiliy Smirnov

The farm ran on stolen electricity from the railway tracks.

What’s new? The Security Service of Ukraine’s (SSU) officials have found a mining farm in a warehouse in Odessa, which was operating on stolen electricity. This is reported by the press service of the agency. According to the investigators, two local residents connected the equipment to the power lines of the railway.

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What are the details of the case? During the search, the law enforcement seized more than 100 ASIC miners, communications equipment, and documentation with evidence of illegal activities. The criminals converted part of the profits into foreign currency and withdraw it overseas through intermediaries.

The preliminary amount of damage is several million Ukrainian hryvnias (UAH). Now the seized devices have been sent for expert examination and a pre-trial investigation is underway.