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Indonesian authorities have taken decisive action against illegal Bitcoin mining operations, shuttering 10 facilities across the country amid accusations of electricity theft amounting to nearly $1 million. According to a recent report, the North Sumatra Police Force orchestrated the crackdown, targeting a network of Bitcoin mining operations spanning multiple locations in Indonesia. The operation resulted in the confiscation of 1,134 Bitcoin mining machines, along with significant amounts of electrical cable and computer equipment. Chief of North Sumatra Police, Irjen Agung Setya Imam Effendi, outlined the allegations, asserting that those behind the operations had tampered with electrical circuits to siphon off…

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