Russian Miner Has His Video Cards Stolen – By Balcony-Scaling Neighbor

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A Russian miner was robbed of his video playing cards by his next-door neighbor – who police say climbed over the person’s balcony to steal his {hardware}.

According to the Kursk department of the Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the native media outlet Kurskie Izvestia, the flat belongs to a Kursk resident who had moved out of the property after changing it right into a crypto mining “farm.”

But the miner guessed one thing was improper when he seen that the tools had ceased to generate any revenue for him – and was now not mining cash.

He notified the police, who had been initially flummoxed by the truth that they had been unable to seek out any traces of a break-in or a housebreaking within the condo. Eventually, they formulated the idea that the miner’s neighbors had been by some means concerned within the theft – and had been quickly proved right.

Their investigation led them to find {that a} resident within the neighboring condo had deduced {that a} miner was residing subsequent door – as a result of sound of the mechanical “whirring” of graphics processing models and mining rigs.

The neighbor additionally seen that the proprietor was nearly all the time absent from the property, returning solely briefly from time to time to examine on the standing of his rigs.

The neighbor then hatched a plan, police stated, additionally involving his girlfriend and a buddy, to sneak into the home by climbing throughout the adjoining balcony. The intruders, police stated, then proceeded to take away and escape with 30 video playing cards, which had been discovered hidden within the neighbor’s automobile.

The playing cards had been value over USD 54,000 by present market costs, the media outlet defined.

The police claimed that every one three had been interrogated, and that every one members of “the legal group confessed” to the crime and ensured the secure return of the video card haul.

The trio will now have their instances heard by the courts, and will face jail time of as much as seven years for breaking and coming into, in addition to theft.

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