Venezuelan authorities destroyed a bitcoin mining center in Valencia in Carabobo state, the most recent action taken in an effort to clamp down on bitcoin-related activity in the economically ravaged country, according to criptonoticias, a Venezuelan cryptocurrency website.
Venezuelan authorities arrested members of a Poland-based network after locating a shed with 11,000 bitcoins in Los Guayos in an industrial zone, according to the Bolivarian government of Venezuela website. The Bolivarian National Police (PNB) division against capital legitimation detected suspicious shipments entering a warehouse that contained bitcoin mining equipment. The investigation was conducted by a PNB commission in the state of Carabobo.
A Criminal Network
The network used the bitcoin equipment in various parts of the country to legitimize capital, conduct computer crime, finance terrorism, engage in electronic theft and engage in fraud exchange.
Authorities arrested Eusebio Gómez Henríquez (51) and Andrés Alejandro Carrero Martínez (35).
The operations were camouflaged as Internet connection centers and a data center.
Government action in various parts of the country continues against “criptomonedas” operations.
Pictures on the criptonoticias website show PicoStocks 100TH,
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