Rosseti North-West found an illegal mining farm in the Novgorod region, organized on poultry farm. According to company estimates, the damage from the activities of attackers amounted to 118 million rubles, according to the Rossetey website.
The farm was discovered during an inspection of electricity meters at the enterprise after a sharp increase in consumption. The factory itself went bankrupt more than a year ago and officially does not work.
Several metering devices were disabled, while others showed signs of interference.
Rosseti sent information about illegal activities to law enforcement.
Earlier this month, two residents of Kalmykia were accused of an unauthorized connection to power grids for cryptocurrency mining.