As a result of an illegal bitcoin mining operation, well over $1.5 million worth of electricity has been left unpaid. This development reached us from the small city of Kyustendil in Bulgaria. The sum of stolen electricity amounts to 2.5 million BGN, the local currency.
The police had confiscated a number of professinal tools used to mine cryptocurrencies. Among the items were mining rigs, computer systems, cooling installations, etc.
After an inspection of the country CEZ Electro company, – the utility company in charge of overseeing the regional electric networks- it was revealed that an electricity leak had been detected.