What was of special interest was the compressed brown stuff wodged into the heatsink.
According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration Office of Forensic Sciences, "the processors were fully operational and the packaging appeared to be completely legitimate."
The brown stuff, however, turned out to be 70 per cent heroin.
In its November Microgram bulletin, the DEA says it's the first time it has come across this smuggling method.
We're not sure this is what Intel meant when it announced its move to multi-core processors. Gives you something to do when the blue screen of death descends, though, huh? µ
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