Investigative management of UMVD of Russia on the Gatchina area of the Leningrad region opened a criminal case of theft of hardware for bitcoin mining in especially large size, only 10 stolen pieces of equipment.
Knocking the padlock, the unknown got into premises in the village of the Gatchina district of Tyaglino and stole equipment worth 2 million 524 thousand rubles, according to the Prosecutor’s office of Leningrad region.
On the given fact the decision about excitation of criminal case, which recognized the Gatchina city Prosecutor’s office legitimate and justified. The malefactor is threatened by punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 10 years. The investigation is ongoing.
The Prosecutor said that this case in St. Petersburg was trying to Rob vendors of mining hardware. At the end of January for the announcement of the sale of the corresponding equipment in the Internet addressed by the buyer. At the meeting with the sellers, threatening with a pistol, he demanded to give him the equipment. A fight broke out, crook fired several shots and fled without taking anything. The victims were hospitalized.