Moscow Police Seize 200,000 Pirated DVDs

Oct 21 2009 - 14:08

More than 200,000 counterfeit DVDs, worth more than 40 million rubles (USD 1.3 million, EUR 900,000) have recently been confiscated in a three-week operation targeting Moscow’s markets.

On September 24, 2009, a police spokesman stated that the authorities had carried out dozens of raids across the Russian capital, preventing the activities of several criminal groups. Twenty criminal cases have been opened since, targeting suspects in the sale of fake DVDs, including local cinemas and its employees.

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