Bitcoin Miner Arrested Stealing electricity Taiwan's C. I .B arrested a bit coin miner, charging him for mining 100 million yuan or around $14.5 million worth cryptocurrencies using stolen electricity .
He started to use a middleman or a human head. He opened a doll shop or an internet cafe on the first floor and then found a plumber. The wire of the doll shop was secretly connected to the upstairs dining area, using free electricity.
Cryptocurrency News: Bitcoin Miner Arrested
"The group recruited electricians who managed to break into the sealed meters in order to add in private lines to use electricity for free before that usage reaches the meters."
Wang Zhicheng, the deputy head of Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau,