The citizen of Dagestan has stolen the electric power for the sum more than 4,5 million rubles, having connected illegally to the power source. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation reported the prosecution of the man.
The swindler from the Netherland has lured $2.2 million from 100 people in order to purchase computer equipment for BTC mining. As a result, the items have not been bought and a few investors, not waiting for an income, filed a lawsuit.
Australian government employee has been charged after he was caught mining cryptocurrency at work. The charges – unauthorized modification of data to cause impairment and unauthorized modification of restricted data – carry a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment and two years imprisonment, respectively.
In the People's Republic of China two cryptotraders, Yi Zhou and Xiang Li, were arrested on suspicion of being fraudsters after 20 investors had filed a lawsuit to the authorities of Hangzhou, having accused them of fraud in the wake of which 7000 BTC had been lost ($56 million).
Firefox Quantum, the latest version of open-source internet browser Firefox, has a new privacy toggle that protects against cryptojacking, according to a blog post by Mozilla on May 21.
The Federal Police of Brazil, in cooperation with the Department of Federal Revenue of Brazil, has arrested the masterminds behind the fraudulent cryptoproject which attracted $250 million from 55 thousand investors.