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Argentina customs has seized more than 2200 mining devices
Argentine customs officers confiscated a large batch of mining equipment. This is reported by the local publication Ambito.
The reason was the inconsistency of the prices of devices. The customs indicated that for imports to the country the equipment was estimated an average of $ 10,000 per unit, while their average cost does not exceed $ 7700.
We are talking about 2233 miners Whatsminer with a total value of $ 21.9 million. The discrepancy in the calculations submitted during imports and the actual value is about $ 5 million. For more accurate calculations, they will conduct an additional examination.
Recall that last year it was reported that mining has taken off in Argentina due to ultra-low electricity prices.
In April 2022, the commune of Serodino in the Argentine province of Santa Fe decided to engage in the extraction of cryptocurrencies to combat a protracted economic crisis.
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