Chinese law enforcement discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining operation in what appears to be multiple underground burial sites. Local English language news outlet Beijing News reported on May 31, the law enforcement found an illicit mining operation in the northern Chinese city of Keene.
More precisely, the mining operation is located in what appears to be two burial mounds in the surrounding fields.
Police decided to investigate the area after a local oil firm told enforcement about unexplained power losses. The officers found an entrance in the vicinity of the mountains and after some digging, discovered Bitcoin mining hardware that was running on stolen electricity.
Local media reported that earlier the same week, law enforcement found 54 Bitcoin mining rigs under a dog kennel in the same county in that province.
Republic of China and Chinese people getting into bitcoin in a big way. They do not want to miss out on mining Bitcoin in 2020.