Bitcoin enthusiasts take innovative approach, steal 600 computers

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Mining for cryptocurrency can be an expensive proposition — albeit less so if you just go ahead and steal 600 powerful computers to do it for you. 

That is exactly what 11 people are accused of doing in Iceland, after a large number of specialized computers were boosted in December and January from data centers in the island nation. So reports NBC News, which notes that while authorities have identified and arrested the individuals they believe to be responsible for the heist, the computers themselves are still unaccounted for. 

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