Police of China confiscated 600 computers for mining bitcoins

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Law enforcement authorities of the Chinese city of Tianjin seized more than 600 units of mining devices. This happened after a local power network reported a suspiciously high level of electricity consumption.

The electricity supplier to the city drew attention to unreasonable periodic jumps in the network, as well as large energy losses on one of the lines – this is usually observed when the load on the line is significantly increased. After that, the company appealed to the law enforcement agencies.

In addition, the police confiscated 6 of the most powerful air conditioners.

Local media reported that this is the largest fact of the theft of electricity in the city over the past decade.

One person was detained on this fact, five more are suspected.

The electricity supplier to the city drew attention to unreasonable periodic jumps in the network, as well as large energy losses on one of the lines – this is usually observed when the load on the line is significantly increased. After that, the company appealed to the law enforcement agencies.

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