Russian customs detain illegal mining equipment imported from Abkhazia

Krasnodar customs officers stopped the illegal import of cryptocurrency mining equipment from Abkhazia. 

According to the press service of the customs , the matter concerns two incidents. In the first case, the customs office detained a resident of Abkhazia with “equipment in the form of gray metal boxes in the amount of 11 pieces”, which are supposedly devices for mining.

In the second case, another resident of Abkhazia also tried to transport devices for the extraction of cryptocurrencies.

The goods were withdrawn, samples of devices were sent for examination. Depending on its results, violators may face administrative cases.

As a reminder, in February, an assistant to a deputy in Abkhazia was fired for transporting mining equipment .

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