Officials organized a cryptocurrency mining farm in Lviv

Officials of the Lviv Railway organized a cryptocurrency mining farm that worked on the company’s electricity, causing losses of about $ 41 thousand.

“The security department of Ukrainian Railways, together with law enforcement officers, discovered a cryptocurrency (bitcoin) mining farm that worked on the company’s electricity. The estimated amount of losses since the beginning of the year is $ 41 thousand” – the statement said.

It is noted that in the room where the farm was located, more than 100 pieces of computer equipment were found that were connected to the company’s power grid. A criminal case was instituted on this fact.

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In August, it was reported that investigation department employees of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) in Nikolaev region discovered that at the South Ukrainian Nuclear power plant they were mining cryptocurrencies.

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