How much are ten of them worth?
I don’t know, but would imagine that with the right connections one phone would be worth many millions of dollars.
People are talking about aids smashing two of the Secretary’s old phones with a hammer as if that were the worst thing. But I think the phones that “disappeared” is much worse.
Also, we have only been told that the phones were smashed with a hammer. Maybe they actually “disappeared” as well.
The temptation to steal or “recycle” a small item which is so valuable to a foreign government is very great.