Miners illegally placed a farm with 95 ASIC systems right on the territory of a water pumping station in Makhachkala

According to a source, in Makhachkala, on the territory of the Vuzovskoye Lake pumping station (the facility belongs to OJSC Makhachkalavodokanal), law enforcement officers discovered an illegal mining farm with a capacity of 260 kW. It operated on the territory of the pumping station for a year.

Miners illegally placed a farm with 95 ASIC systems right on the territory of a water pumping station in Makhachkala

As noted, the farm consisted of 95 devices for cryptocurrency mining. Judging by the photo, all these devices are ASIC systems. Over the entire period of operation of the farm, illegal consumption of electricity has exceeded 4.5 million kWh, and the amount of damage caused to the power grid complex of Dagestan is estimated at 26.2 million rubles.

The mining farm was identified by a working group, which included employees of the security unit and the commercial accounting service of the branch of Rosseti North Caucasus – Dagenergo and the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the North Caucasus Federal District. In the course of operational activities, it was established that a resident of Makhachkala and representatives of OJSC Makhachkalavodokanal, being in collusion, mounted an all-metal container on the territory of Vuzovsky Lake, in which 95 ASIC systems were placed.

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