Three eBay counterfeiters arrested in Portsmouth

Three people were arrested today in a joint operation by officers from Hampshire Constabulary and the Federation Against Copyright Theft targeting the sale of counterfeit DVDs on the auction website eBay.

The individuals (two males, age 28 and 24, and a female, 28) are all believed to be students, and were arrested at an address in Claremont Road, Portsmouth.

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