Kolomoisky bought cheap electricity and mined cryptocurrency at his factory


  • Journalists of Scheme posted an investigation about the Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant
  • It turns out that they set up an underground crypto farm there
  • To save money, they bought electricity from the state at a discount

Oligarch Igor Kolomoisky equipped a crypto-farm at the Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant. This is stated in a new investigation by the Schemes.

The equipment was brought from China and Georgia. Journalists have calculated that such a quantity of equipment is enough for mining 200 bitcoins per month – at the current exchange rate, this is over $ 4 million .

As you know, the lion’s share of production goes to pay for electricity. To save money, Kolomoisky bought it at a large discount through a contract with Energoatom. And then, within six months 2021 – it was supplied, in particular, to the Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant.

So far, representatives of the plant have not given official comments. By the way, many Ukrainian politicians are cryptocurrency fans. So, Yegor Chernev from “Servant of the People” holds 6 BTC (almost 8 million hryvnia), his party member Dmitry Gurin – 42 bitcoin (almost 80 million hryvnia). And Anatoly Urbansky is a real record holder, he has more than 4 thousand BTC on his account.

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