Dutch get prison for selling movies, series and music discs




The court in Breda prison sentences imposed on four men between 2006 and 2010 under the name masterbox sold each month DVDs and CDs with new movies, episodes of shows and music. Later, they might also have to pay damages.

The perpetrators acted in this masterbox discs and made ​​money with it, writes local newspaper BN De Stem. The print run was just before the arrest in 2010, according to the newspaper around 10,000 copies per month. Brain, interests of the entertainment industry, indicates that the perpetrators discs sold for between 35 and 50 euros each, while as a consumer all those movies, TV series and music he had legally purchased would have been lost to 1000 euro.

The slices were from presses for DVDs and CDs in Poland, Italy, Czech Republic and Bulgaria. The main culprit was fifteen months in prison, six conditional. Two other defendants were only given a prison sentence of 12 months, of which six conditional. The latest addition was the same prison also a community service of 240 hours.

The Prosecution wants according to the regional newspaper also recover damages suffered by three suspects. In total, they would have nine million of the OM coughing. One of the perpetrators was in the nineties involved in the sale of illegal compilations under the names BraunMTV and HitXplosion.


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