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A 45 year old man has been sentenced for bringing more than 3,000 counterfeit and pirated DVDs into Guernsey.
Matthew Le Page of St Sampson’s, appeared before the Magistrates Court and will now serve four months in prison. The counterfeit DVDs were sent to his address between January and August 2009.
Acting on intelligence supplied by FACT, he was arrested by Guernsey Border Agency officers who found seven parcels full of DVDs sent from China in July that year, and ten more arrived over the following weeks.