Crypto Mining Farm Uncovered in Russia’s Oldest Prison

  • Russian law enforcement officials are investigating a crypto mining operation at Butyrka, Russia’s oldest prison.
  • A high-ranking representative of the management of Butyrskaya prison, in the Tverskoy District of central Moscow, is under investigation for setting up a crypto mining farm.
  • Raids have been carried out against underground mining operations across the country, with law enforcement agencies recently seizing over 1,500 mining rigs from two illegal cryptocurrency farms in Dagestan.