Seven people indicted for offenses against the Icelandic mining plant, equal to over $ 871,000
Mining establishments in Iceland have recently suffered a blow The robber has led the police to charge seven people under these accusations, to which the mining plant is asking $ 871,000 for the remuneration of stolen assets, but this group has also been charged by three mining companies involved for $ 1.7 million, although they are separate.
The first of the arrested individuals includes Sindy Thor Stefansson, who was originally arrested in April for the theft of mining material in the country, based on translated court documents, another six individuals were linked charges, which is a total or Ten Crimes criminals. Comprehensive allegations include "possession of weapons, cocaine and theft of over $ 2 million in mining tools and machinery," based on a Bitcoin News report.
The exchange rate is $ 871.819. Once incriminated, the arrested parties will have a trial, in which the legal offices of the three mining facilities. Apparently, the goal was to rob Bitcoin mines in particular, after their first robbery on December 5 last year, during which they managed to steal 100 mining facilities. First they stole from Algrim Consulting, and they followed the company with an attempt on Borealis Data Center but they gave the alarm. A few days later, they attacked again, but still failed.
Bitcoin News continued, saying,
"After the BDC's attempts, Stefansson, Viktori Inga, Peter Stanislav and Matthíasi Jóni stole the VK data center in Borgarnes and knocked it out with 28 Bitmain Antminers. in the Borgarnes mine, the crew tries to rob the BDC again the day after Christmas and one of the suspects managed to do so inside the structure.But again, the BDC alarms frighten the gang of thieves . "
In documents provided by a Modern Consensus journalist, it seems that the original group of four added three more people in January to hire the mines at Advania, where they stole 225 Bitmain mine facilities. The report, according to Bitcoin News, indicates,
"The & # 39; inside man & # 39; gave the thieves a security access code and a layout of the plan of Advania.The Icelandic police arrested two members of the band on 1 February 2018, with an illegal stunner and more than a pound of cocaine, from which point one of the suspects presumably turned to Stefansson and his gang, so the police were able to track down each member of the group after first two arrests. "
A legal expert in Iceland said that the prosecutors of the various mining drilling companies are trying to collaborate. The crew was tried for successful robberies, but the allegations of theft and conspiracy are due to failed attempts.
It is interesting to note that when this story broke, the crypto market actually saw some historical highs of all time. However, it is important that the miners work to make their facilities safer to avoid these situations in the future.