Rochdale DVD factory raided

Police in Heywood, Greater Manchester have raided a pirate DVD factory and arrested a 42 year-old man.

The factory was located in a private house and contained 40 DVD burners, three computers, printers and over 6,000 counterfeit DVDs. In addition, £5,000 in cash was seized from the premises.

The operation was part of an intelligence based operation by Greater Manchester Police, assisted by Rochdale Trading Standards. The man arrested has been bailed to return in September.

The seized equipment and product has been taken by FACT to be examined at its Forensic facility. Due to the sophisticated nature of this operation, FACT will be taking over the prosecution of this case.

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