Two suspects in the theft of equipment for mining cryptocurrency cost more than 2 million rubles detained by police in the Irkutsk region, the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.
«As a result of complex operative-search actions the staff of criminal investigation Department detained a group of young people suspected in the robbery of the so-called farm mining bitcoins. In the police Department were delivered to two residents of the city of Usolye-Siberian at the age of 25 and 27 years,» she said.
According to preliminary information, the total cost of the stolen makes more than 2 million rubles. According to investigators, the attackers entered the premises of one of the organizations of the city, which housed the equipment.
«Robbers in ski masks attacked the guard, tied him up with tape and stole several electronic components. According to one of the detainees, stolen digital technology they wanted to implement,» – said the representative of the Ministry of interior.
The number of stolen ASIC miners is not known, probably it is about 10 units. Upon a robbery criminal case under article «Robbery».