Malaysian Thieves Drill Through Wall to Steal 85 Crypto Devices

Malaysian authorities have apprehended five adult men charged with thieving 85 bitcoin machines. The police captured the adult men in a police raid on Nov. 2.

The Sun Each day stories that 4 adult men and one particular female rented a creating in Seremban, Malaysia, adjacent to a warehouse storing the bitcoin machines. The five drilled as a result of the concrete wall connecting the two buildings. All the suspects were being close friends without having past legal data, The Sun writes.

Value $10,300 just about every, the machines were being most most likely bitcoin mining rigs, though local police did not specify.

“On Oct. 29, a shopkeeper lodged a police report subsequent the lacking of 85 bitcoin machines,” Seremban police chief Supt Mohd Stated Ibrahim stated in a press meeting. “Subsequently, police carried out raids and arrested suspects, aged among 25 and 46 yrs.”

The raids transpired previous Saturday evening among midnight and 5:00 a.m. local time. Authorities confiscated a car or truck, a 4-wheeled motor vehicle and large machines believed to be utilized for drilling as a result of the concrete, the Sun extra.

The suspects have yet to be sentenced.

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