POLICE SEIZED BOGUS CDs, XBOX GAMES
(Montreal Gazette - November 28, 2005)
Police seized more than 2,000 contraband CDs, DVDs and Xbox games, and
arrested a man yesterday in Montreal.
From latest releases to classics, the man who made illegal copies sold
the discs on the internet or personally, police said.
"He had the latest Harry Potter, the newest Les Boys, all those movies
that are still in theatres," RCMP Constable Sylvain L'Heureux said.
"They were't of very good quality. They were likely filmed at the
theatre with a small video camera".
Police also seized an Xbox console that was used to copy the video
The man, whom police have not identified, is to be charged under the
Canadian Copyright Act for illegal copying of protected works.
Conviction carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a
Police said they believe the suspect is a specialist in pirating CDs
and DVDs, but is not part of a piracy network.