You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

60,000 pirated tapes seized in May

During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office.

Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the Asian Organized Crime Task Force, headed by the FBI.

It was the largest allegedly pirate duplication facility uncovered in the U.S.

Other raids were in New York, New Jersey, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Illinois, Florida and California.

More Digital

  • At&t Time Warner Stock Index

    Merger Perks! WarnerMedia Employees Treated to 'Robust' Discounts On AT&T Products

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • roku

    Roku Plans to Launch Amazon Channels-Like Video Subscription Marketplace (EXCLUSIVE)

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • Netflix-on-EVOLVE-Mockup_FINAL-690x387

    Netflix Is Coming to More Hotel Rooms, Courtesy of Dish

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • YouTube Music

    YouTube Launches New Premium Service Internationally

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • Netflix Commissions Fifth Spanish Original Series

    Netflix Orders Fifth Original Series From Spain: ‘Hache’

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • Swae Lee, Slim Jimmy, Rae SremmurdFriends

    Universal Music, All Def Media Partner for Series Featuring Rae Sremmurd, Pusha T

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

  • Unilever Presses Digital Influencers to Drop

    Unilever Presses Digital Influencers to Drop Bots, Fake Followers

    During the month of May, nearly 60,000 videocassettes, allegedly copied illegally, were seized by federal, state and local authorities who were assisted by reps of the Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Anti-Piracy Office. Some 50,000 of those cassettes were discovered in an unauthorized duplication facility in Fairfax, Va., on May 5 by the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content