British Police Searched For Drug Dealers, But Found Underground Bitcoin Miners

The West Midlands Police Department Reported A Surprise Find During An Anti-drug Operation. After Receiving The Warrant, They Went To An Industrial Building Where They Believed The Marijuana Was To Be Grown. There Were No Drugs There, But A Cryptocurrency Farm Was Discovered, Illegally Connected To The Power Grid.

“we Heard That Many People Go There At Different Times Of The Day, There Were Many Wires And Ventilation Ducts Visible, And A Police Drone From Above Recorded A Significant Source Of Heat,” The Publication Says. “These Are All Classic Signs Of A Hemp Factory.”

When The Police Got Inside, They Found About 100 Pieces Of Equipment There, Which Is Believed To Have Been Used To Mine Bitcoin. Subsequently, The Equipment Was Seized In Accordance With The Law On Criminal Proceeds, And The Fact Of Theft Of Electricity For Several Thousand Pounds Was Also Revealed.

“this Is Not At All What We Expected To See! Police Sergeant Jennifer Griffin Said. – There Were All The Signs Of Growing Hemp. I Think This Is Just The Second We Found Such A Crypto Farm In The West Midlands. As Far As I Understand, Cryptocurrency Mining Itself Is Not Illegal, But They Obviously Took Electricity From The Central Grid. “

Griffin Also Noted That No One Was There At The Time Of The Police Visit, So No One Was Arrested. They Promised To Involve The Owner Of The Premises In The Search For The Suspects.

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