What is known about the fraudulent scheme
Representatives of the RusHydro association reported that this year fraudsters were able to steal more than 15 thousand ASIC miners for the extraction of digital assets.
The company confirmed that fraudulent mailing in social networks and messengers is indeed observed. At the same time, it uses the company's symbols, as well as a similar email. Representatives added that it is strongly not recommended to correspond with potential scammers. It is also worth carefully checking the contact details with the official website of the holding.
It should be noted that the operator of data centers BitRiver calculated that for the first quarter of this year, Russia for the first time became in second place with regard to the volume of capacities for the production of cryptocurrencies. The indicator reached 1 GW.
Along with this, the Ministry of Finance conducted an assessment of the annual mining of digital assets in Russia. It amounted to about $4 billion. In the future, the sphere can bring taxes in the amount of 20 million per year.