Bitcoin mining machines steamrolled by Malaysia police

Police within the Malaysian state of Sarawak lately discovered themselves saddled with 1,069 Bitcoin mining machines – and located an modern method to get rid of them.

The cryptocurrency mining rigs, value an estimated $1.25m (£920,000), had been seized in raids between February and April this yr.

According to police, the machines have been being powered with stolen electrical energy.

Bitcoin mining rigs perform advanced computations and in return are rewarded with the cryptocurrency – a course of which consumes massive quantities of vitality.

Footage from Dayak Daily.


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