Main Department of internal Affairs of the Orenburg region reported that the leaders of the mining farm on the site of the former RTI works in Orenburg, kidnaps electricity grid offset the cost of 78 million rubles, and also paid a fine in the amount of 200 000 rubles each.
In March, the company reported to the police, which captures the loss of electricity in the territory of an abandoned factory. Police found in one of the buildings of the factory complex mining-farm power cables which led to a nearby substation. A criminal case was instituted under article “Causing property damage by deception or abuse of trust” and detained two managers of the mining business.
Bitcoin was mined by miners from Bitmain Antminer S9 whose market value is about $3000 apiece. ASIC miners occupied several large rooms. All the police found more than 6,000 plants. According to some estimates, this mining farm was the largest ever exposed in the Volga Federal district.