Rosseti Continues Reporting Losses From Illegal Mining
In the Nizhny Novgorod branch of the state company “Rosseti” reported on several cases of theft of electrical energy for crypto mining.
Another hidden farm
At the end of May, employees of the Rosseti company found a crypto-farm, which included 61 units of computing equipment. This clandestine enterprise has been operating since January of this year, and the estimated damage from its work amounted to 2.8 million rubles.
Previous cases in the region
Earlier law enforcement agencies found 70 farms for crypto mining in the same Nizhny Novgorod region, the damage amounted to 7.8 million rubles, as well as 26 devices that stole electricity for 5.4 million rubles.
Position of the Rosseti company
The company announced its intention to continue criminal matters. They will seek the most severe punishment for criminals.
According to the estimates of Rosseti specialists, the company has lost more than 450 million rubles from hidden crypto mining over the past three years.