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£100k DVD con man is found guilty

A con man who was identified following a joint FACT and Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) investigation into the sale counterfeit DVD box sets has today (8 Jan) been found guilty at Southwark Crown Court.

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Fraudster jailed for selling counterfeit DVDs online

A copyright fraudster who turned over £600,000 from selling counterfeit DVDs online has been jailed for three years today at a trial at Guildford Crown Court. Trevor Pegg, 61, of Epsom was found guilty on 13 different counts under the Trade Marks Act, Fraud Act and Proceeds of Crime Act after being stopped in his … Continued

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£16,000 worth of counterfeit DVDs seized by police in Inverness

Counterfeit DVDs worth £16,000 have been seized by police in Inverness. The intelligence-led operation with officers from the community investigation unit of Police Scotland’s Highland and Islands Division seized over 800 fake copyright DVDs from an Inverness address. Police worked closely with Highland Council Trading Standards officers and investigators from FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft) for the successful outcome. … Continued

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Counterfeit DVDs seized in joint operation between Police Scotland and FACT

A joint operation, led by officers from Police Scotland and involving officers from the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), has resulted in the seizure of thousands of counterfeit DVDs in Shawlands, Glasgow. Around 1040 hours on Friday 7 November 2014, officers acting under warrant, entered an industrial unit in Waverly Street, Glasgow and recovered film … Continued