Due to the fact that the iPhone in Hong Kong are sold cheaperthan in mainland China, local customs officials often catch violators, who are trying to smuggle across the border smartphones Apple. But if you normally carry iPhone in bags or under clothes, this time, law enforcement authorities in China caught “fish” larger: attackers almost moved iPhone a total value of $ 80 million.
According to the news Agency Reuters, for his ideas 26 suspects used drones to cyber criminals managed to move the iPhone and not pay duty on the import of electronics. According to customs officials, the gang was operating mainly at night and could thus carry up to 15,000 Apple smartphones.
To detect illegal “carriers” managed by drones, by which Chinese customs monitoring areas. Each drone is equipped with night vision, and the picture with it is transmitted to a high resolution monitor.
Customs officers catch violators that carry the iPhone, almost every week. The average lot size of 150 thousand dollars is about 150 iPhone X.