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WTH! $2Million Bitcoin mining equipments got Stolen in Iceland

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Keeping your CryptoCurrency protected and safe from the hackers and thieves is very important. 

Same also applies to Mining equipments. They should be kept safe and protected away from the criminals. 

In Iceland, Hundreds of bitcoin mining computers were stolen from data centers. The police described it as the largest theft of its kind, if not ever, for the country. 

Police commissioner Olafur Helgi Kjartansson told the Associated Press (AP) “This is a grand theft on a scale unseen before. Everything points to this being a highly organized crime.” Mr. Kjartansson was speaking of four data center burglaries in Reykjavik, Iceland, resulting in 600 bitcoin mining rigs, 100 power sources, 100 motherboards, 100 memory discs, and 100 CPUs stolen. It amounts to 2 million USD in booty.

Iceland of recent has gained a lot of recognition. And that is because of its contribution to bitcoin mining. With its favorable condition like cold which is good for the equipments and also low electricity costs. However, all mining equipments has been stolen, something that worth millions of USD. 

Local police are currently putting in their efforts to locate the goods and also punish the person or group of persons behind this act. 

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