According to local news, the theft occurred in the town of Seri Kembangan. the gang was arrested at around 10 pm on February 23. Assistant Commissioner Megat Mohammad Aminudin Megat Alias stated that they tried to sell mining equipment via social media, particularly on Facebook. Nine thieves stole at least 58 machines.
The police managed to recover 58 machines worth more than RM500,000 (US$127,000).
More than that, members of this gang are suspected of involvement in other similar cases. These include the theft of an additional Bitcoin mining rig in Seri Kembangan on February 16.
We received four other similar reports in three areas in Serdang. We managed to solve two cases with the arrests of the suspects. As for the remaining cases, we have credible leads and the investigations are still ongoing.
The Assistant Commissioner