During the inspections, the Kazakh authorities identified and stopped the activities of 13 illegal mining farms. This is reported on the website

Farms were found in Karaganda, Pavlodar, Turkestan, Akmola, Kostanay regions, as well as in Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent.

The total power consumed by them was 202 MW.

According to the local Financial Monitoring Agency, more than 700 pieces of mining equipment were found and seized during a search in Almaty. In Nursultan, the authorities identified 159 bitcoin miners.

The work of the mobile group to identify and disable cryptocurrency mining farms will continue, the Ministry of Energy said.

Recall that the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to identify all mining farms and increase the tax on the extraction of cryptocurrencies.

The authorities have created an interdepartmental group headed by the Tax Committee to combat illegal miners.