15 Chinese Arrested for Bribing Internet Café Administrators to Mine Crypto

Vincent He reports:

Police in Henyang, a city of south-central China’s Hunan Province, has arrested fifteen men suspected of stealing electricity from Internet café to mine cryptocurrencies, according to a report by local media.

During the past four months from June 2017 to July 2019, the cryptocurrencies they stole had been sold amounting to over hundred million yuan (over $20 million). Besides, 9000 computer administrators are involved in helping mine crypto.

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