To determine the exact extent of the damage caused, the investigators will conduct an economic and computer-technical expertise on the equipment

​The clandestine miners have used 3,5 million UAH worth of electricity near Kyiv

04.12.2021 - 11:15

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What’s new? The officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) have discovered an illegal mining farm in Kyiv Region. According to preliminary estimates, its owners stole 3,5 million Ukrainian hryvnias (UAH) worth of electricity.

Information on the SSU website

What does the investigation say? According to the SSU, the three local residents rented a hangar in the Buchan district and placed there the equipment for mining cryptocurrencies. During the investigation, the law enforcers confiscated the mining devices, estimated at 6 million UAH.

A criminal case has been opened over the fraud. . The agency noted:

“They have connected to the power substation bypassing the meter, so they were paying the symbolically minimal amounts.”

Author:

Tatiana Darda Tatiana Darda

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