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Malaysia police destroy $1.7m worth of Bitcoin mining machines with steamroller

The Straits Times – Asia


JUL 23, 2021, 12:23 PM SG

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysian police have hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines seized in raids – they crush the devices using a steamroller.

The authorities in Sarawak discovered the machines, worth an estimated RM5.3 million (S$1.7 million), in crackdowns between February and April.

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