The head of the Russian Post mined cryptocurrencies in the workplace, an investigation is underway
Investigative authorities in Russia are dealing with a really unusual situation.
According to the latest reports from the RNS have already initiated criminal preceedings against the head of the branch of the Russian Post in Mineralnye Vody.
The head of the branch was to commint a crime, namely the illegal mining of cryptocurrencies using computers that are owned by the post office and are used by this workpace. This is confirmed by the Committee of Inquiry of the Russian Federation (TFR), which operates in Stavropol.
So far, the preliminary investigation has quantified the damage caused by the using of excessive electicity and the Internet at more than 30,000 rubles.
“According to the investigation, the suspect has installed and illegaly connected computer equipment for the mining of cryptocurrency to the power network at the branch of the Russian Post JSC, since September 2019. Then he used this device for six months,” the report said.
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