Three ‘Secret’ Crypto Mining Sites in Argentina are raided by AFIP

AFIP Raids Three ‘Secret’ Crypto Mining Sites in Argentina

The South American nation of Argentina’s tax and customs coverage company, the Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP) caught three secret crypto mining websites final week.

The company was allegedly working undercover on the three websites, Lisandro Olmos, San Juan and Córdoba.

About the location in Lisandro Olmo, the AFIP stated that they “carried out a control operation on a company dedicated to cryptocurrency mining, which worked on a property declared for other commercial purposes and whose documentation could not justify the elements found there.”

Inside the situation, AFIP discovered 142 rigs and 1,355 video playing cards.

It was discovered that the agency had declared that it was finishing up actions totally different from those that brokers discovered when looking the place, as a method to account for the electrical energy consumption, “thus concealing the economic reality of the place”.

In the San Juan website, the company discovered an agricultural producer housing crypto mining gear in a fruit cooling space.

On additional investigation, authorities discovered a taxpayer that had imported mining gear utilizing an organization of which he was a accomplice. Initially, that individual instructed the inspectors that he had offered the gear, nonetheless, upon additional investigation confirmed them the place the machines had been working.

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