Law enforcers of the Dnipropetrovsk region have identified a mining farm illegally connected to the power grid. This is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
The farm was found on the territory of a non-working backup substation of one of the utilities.
During the searches, the police seized equipment worth about 4 million hryvnia (almost $ 146,000 at the time of writing). The amount of damage is established.
The investigation continues, law enforcement officers are looking for the organizers of the farm. They face up to twelve years in prison.
Earlier, the Security Service of Ukraine discovered an underground mining farm in the Kiev region, the owners of which allegedly stole electricity in the amount of 3.5 million hryvnias (over $ 128,000).
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