In the period from 5 December 2017 16 January 2018 Icelandic company Advania stated several thefts that occurred at several other cryptocurrency farms owned by the company.
As a result of incidents in the municipalities of reykjanesbaer and Burgerburo was stolen about 600 cards, 100 of power sources, 100 motherboards and other hardware.
As you know, Iceland is one of the centers of mining industry due to good climatic conditions and access to cheap renewable electricity.
During the incident in the municipality of reykjanesbaer cameras managed to commit the theft. And on February 21 the local police said they detained two suspects.
According to local newspaper Visir, all the stolen equipment was not used for data storage, so that the company suffered financial losses that are estimated at 200 million crowns or 1,990,000 USD.
According to another local newspaper, the police even monitor the consumption of electricity, as the stolen equipment can be used for mining, and it is known to be energetically expensive process. While it remains unknown whether the equipment in Iceland or have already left the country. The suspects refused to cooperate with the investigation.