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VENEZUELA ARRESTS 4 BITCOIN MINERS AS TRADING HIGHS CONTINUE

VENEZUELA ARRESTS 4 BITCOIN MINERS AS TRADING HIGHS CONTINUE

VENEZUELA ARRESTS 4 BITCOIN MINERS AS TRADING HIGHS CONTINUE

As reported in local news resource Criptonoticias, four people running 300 machines to mine bitcoins are now in custody in Charallave, Miranda province.

The Venezuelan Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigation Corps said that the operation, which also involved the selling of bitcoins on the country’s border, was having a negative impact on the national grid.

“The modus operandi of these citizens was as follows: through the Internet they had more than 300 miners Antminers to obtain Bitcoins, which they later monetized using a commercial website,” Corps director Douglas Rico commented.

(via Bitcoinist)

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