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Police Crackdown on Pirated Goods

Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2009

LOS ANGELES -- A pre-holiday crackdown by the Los Angles Anti-Privacy Task Force resulted in 28 people being placed in jail for holding and selling $2.7 million dollars worth in black market goods. "Operation Clean Sweep" which took place between December 18th and 20th resulted in the confiscation of CDs DVDs, and other counterfeit goods. Piracy in Los Angeles costs a total of $4.4 billion in lost wages yearly. The Anti-Piracy Task Force was created February 2007 to put a stop to the illegal trade.


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