Kedah cops nab seven for suspected bitcoin mining activities

Kedah police have seized over 3,000 bitcoin mining machines worth an estimated RM3.2mil in a crackdown against illegal bitcoin mining activities. — Bloomberg

Police have arrested seven individuals suspected of being involved in bitcoin mining activities from Jan 19 until today through Op Letrik Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Bitcoin.

Kedah Police chief CP Wan Hassan Wan Ahmad said they also seized 3,245 bitcoin mining machines, with the total seizure amounting to an estimated RM3.2mil.

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