In an abandoned factory in Orenburg found illegal mining-farm
In one of the premises of the closed factory of rubber-technical products in the Orenburg found mining farm.
Farm found through energy. They noticed abnormally high electricity consumption, for which no one paid, and reported it to law enforcement, pre-which made the case as theft of electricity in especially large size (the damage is estimated at 60 million rubles).
According to the website "This is Moscow in Orenburg", the police has not yet confirmed nor denied discovery mining farm, but some sources are already calling it the largest in the Volga Federal district.
Judging by the photos, the bitcoin (or Bitcoin Cash) extracted by miners from Bitmain Antminer S9 whose market value today is about $3,000 apiece. On the same images you can roughly estimate the scale of activities.
As report "news of the Orenburg", citing its own sources, the investors in the farm — out of UK, as an intermediary, responsible for the supply of electricity, received payment from miners for electricity regularly, but for some reason was not calculated with the supplier. Maybe he was embezzling money. Now the Director of the company-mediator is wanted.