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Spanish Authorities Raided An Illegal Crypto Farm and Seized Equipment Worth $50,000


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An illegal crypto farm was operating in Santiponce, a town in the province of Seville, Spain. Authorities seized 21 Bitcoin ASIC miners and $50,000 worth of mining equipment.

Bitcoin mining is completely legal in Spain, if run according to the law. Police in Santiponce was investigating illegal Marijuana farms. Police had a suspicion that there is an illegal Marijuana farm operating in an undisclosed location. Police raided the farm and instead of Marijuana plants they discovered graphic card manufactured by EVGA, RTX 30 series mining crypto.

Further investigation brings to light that this crypto mining farm was stealing electricity. Making an income of $2700 per month. Authorities have now seized all the mining equipment and closed this illegal crypto farm. Authorities have speed up the investigation to find the criminals running this illegal farm. This farm is in early stages of operation and hence doesn’t cause much damage in form of electricity theft.

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Albert Brown
Albert Brown
Albert Brown is a cryptocurrency investor and journalist who has been in the nascent space since 2017. His love and passion for technological innovations made him delve deeper into the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. As a journalist, Brown has written on several crypto-related topics that have been referenced by popular industry players like Tyler Winklevoss, Binance CZ, etc.

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