The Irkutsk police detained three local residents suspected of stealing cryptocurrency mining equipment. About it reported department press office.
According to the investigation, the attackers broke into a country house and stole 15 ASIC miners worth 750,000 rubles.
Having studied the recordings of surveillance cameras, law enforcement officers found that the suspects arrived in a taxi car in which one of them worked. During a search of the suspects’ apartments, the police found and seized the stolen devices.
The detainees were three men aged 20 to 22 years. One of them was previously familiar with the victim, knew how to enter the territory of the household and where the equipment is stored.
A criminal case has been opened on the fact of theft.
Recall that at the end of 2021, the police of the Shelekhovsky district of the Irkutsk region uncovered a series of thefts of cryptocurrency mining equipment. Some of the devices were carried out by the attackers through a hole in the roof of the garage.