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CPU smuggler busted with 256 x Intel CPUs strapped to his body

Intel Core i7-10700 and Core i9-10900K processors seized by Chinese customs, as passenger tried to smuggle the CPUs out of China.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Jul 12 2021 7:03 PM CDT

I don't know why you'd try to bother doing this thinking no one would see the 308 processors physically strapped to your body, but a Chinese citizen has been caught trying to smuggle Intel CPUs out of the country.

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In total, the man had 308 processor strapped to him -- Intel's own 10th Gen Core i7-10700 and Intel Core i9-10900K processors. Chinese customs officials caught the person smuggling Intel CPUs over the Hong Kong-Macau border, with a suspicious-looking driver busted.

Chinese custom officials have had one driver attempt to smuggle 256 processors strapped to their legs and chest, while two weeks ago a separate CPU smuggling attempt had 52 hidden processors between seats -- this person was arrested. The two-week operation has at least 308 smuggled CPUs recovered, worth over $123,000+ but it could be much bigger than this -- we just don't know yet.

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Because nobody is going to notice this when you pull your pants up.

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This guy is pointing to all the CPUs he has to play Crysis with.

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One of the high-end Core i9-10900K processors in question, previously strapped to the man's legs and chest.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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