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"Black miners" caused damage to "Rosseti" for 450 million rubles

06/01/2020

Karolina Salinger

"Black miners" caused damage to "Rosseti" for 450 million rubles

"Black miners" caused damage to "Rosseti" for 450 million rubles

Rosseti company estimated losses from illegally connected mining farms for three years.

As reported in the Rosseti Telegram channel, theft of electricity for the extraction of cryptocurrencies has been recorded since 2017.

From 2017 to 2020, the company identified more than 35 cases of electricity theft by so-called "black miners" in 20 regions of the Russian Federation, and the total damage exceeded 450 million rubles.

Rosseti stressed that information about all detected cases is always transferred to law enforcement officers.

Recall that in May, Rosseti revealed an illegal mining farm at a former poultry farm in the Leningrad Region, the damage is estimated at 37 million rubles.