08/11/19 03:45 UTC-6
According to local media reports by Bernama, five people were arrested by Malaysian police on suspicion of theft of 85 Bitcoin miningMining
– is a type of activity for creating new blocks in the Blockchain to ensure proper system operation.
Details machines worth 42,500 yuan ($6078).
Arrest for the theft of mining machines
Seremban police chief confirmed that authorities arrested four men and a woman suspected of stealing mining equipment.
It is known that also with arrests the police confiscated two cars and drilling equipment, which is believed to have been used during the robbery.
It is assumed that the arrested rented a room near the store in which they used mining equipment for Bitcoin mining. They reportedly drilled an adjacent concrete wall and entered inside.
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