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Customs Agents Seize Crypto Mining Units Smuggled out of Mongolia

The Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation stopped the illegal import of four crypto mining devices from Mongolia into Russia.


Crypto mining equipment confiscated


On Oct. 1 Coinspot reported that a Mongolian citizen was trying to smuggle the four mining devices with fans and connected microcircuits across the Russian/Mongolian border into Russian territory.


The custom services explained that the smuggler was detained by Altai customs officers during a border check in the rural locality Tashanta. The detainee couldn’t provide any legal documents for the crypto mining equipment, which was then confiscated by the authorities.


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