The U.S. Anti-Piracy Office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America reported a 1992 increase of 75% in the number of criminal charges filed against suspected video and cable pirates in 1992.A 67% increase in the number of convictions was also recorded. MPAA agents assisted in 430 cases involving seizure of 204,580 illegally copied videos. A total of 26 cases involved theft of signals from satellite or cable systems.
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