Police in eastern China have shut down an illicit bitcoin mining operation after a power company reported abnormal electricity usage worth US$3 million. Photo: Reuters

China police pull plug on bitcoin miners after US$3 million power tip-off

  • More than 20 suspects and nearly 4,000 mining devices taken in Jiangsu’s largest case of stolen electricity
  • Illicit operation cracked after power company reports abnormal usage
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Police in eastern China have shut down an illicit bitcoin mining operation after a power company reported abnormal electricity usage worth US$3 million. Photo: Reuters
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