Chinese Grandmother Jailed After Stealing Electricity to Mine Bitcoin

A 61-year old grandmother, Qiuping Tang, has been jailed by the Chinese government for four months after admitting to stealing electricity to power her bitcoin mining operations. Tang is reported to have been operating four mining rigs that generated a revenue of $940. $1300 worth of electricity was stolen from January to October 2018. Tang paid a total of $3,600 to settle the case.

Source: CCN