The prosecutor’s office found an underground mining farm in the facilities of Ukrzaliznytsia

This was reported by the Kyiv Prosecutor’s Office.

According to the investigation, the officials of “Ukrzaliznytsia” conspired with another citizen and organized illegal mining of cryptocurrency using the computers of the state institution. To do this, they illegally took a large amount of electricity from the networks of “Ukrzaliznytsia”.

Law enforcement officers conducted a search of the farm site and recorded the fact of the illegal connection to the network. They also found 60 video cards with power supplies, a hard disk and two Internet receivers. The prosecutor’s office claims that this equipment was used to mine cryptocurrency.

According to preliminary estimates, the losses incurred by the state exceeded 1.7 million hryvnia. The case is already under investigation . This is punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 8 years with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for a period of up to 3 years.

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