Two brothers in Rotterdam in a Netherlands purported to have stolen electricity to energy a bitcoin mining operation in 2014 face months in prison, if prosecutors get their way.
In a initial box of a kind in a Netherlands, prosecutors are seeking jail time for dual brothers who intent in a bitcoin mining operation fueled by stolen electricity.
According to a local news report, one of a dual unnamed brothers, aged 39 and 43, owned a skill where a mining operation took place. The operation took place in 2014 while prosecutors during a District Court of Rotterdam purported yesterday that a brothers had mined bitcoins value scarcely 200,000 euros, approx. 223,000 USD.
The Openbaar Ministerie, a central website of a Public Prosecution Service in Netherlands serve combined that a bitcoin mining rigs were found in a premises of a cannabis farm, that had constructed during slightest dual harvests. The energy was stolen from Stedin, an electricity application association in Rotterdam.
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