Lucky and Flo
Lucky and Flo are two infamous sniffer dogs trained by the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) to sniff out pirated DVDs from other cargo.
The problem however is that the dogs have on numerous occasions found legitimate DVDs but have also been successful in finding large amounts of pirated DVDs, mostly in Malaysia.
First trained in later 2005, the dogs received awards in Malaysia in 2007 for their efforts.
For more information on their busts please read the related news:
Lucky and Flo hit the US - After becoming infamous for piracy busts in Malaysia and elsewhere around Asia, the DVD sniffing dogs Lucky and Flo have finally hit the United...(4 September 2007)
Lucky and Flo receive awards in Malaysia - As I look over at my own dog who's only real talent comprised in his hyper-sensitive nose is the ability to accelerate faster than human reaction...(20 August 2007)
Lucky and Flo are at it again - Lucky and Flo, the two trained dogs infamous for helping to bust pirates have been credited with another significant counterfeit disc piracy...(5 August 2007)
Lucky and Flo move onto the Philippines - After having bounties placed on thier heads by Malaysian crime bosses last month and subsequently going into hiding, the MPAA's polycarbonate...(17 April 2007)
Malaysian pirates using chemical spray to mask DVD scent - In an update to our previous article here in which Malaysian pirates put out a bounty on MPAA sniffer dogs, the dogs have gone into hiding and...(22 March 2007)
Malaysian pirates put out bounty on sniffer dogs - Officials in Malaysia reported today that Malaysian movie pirates have placed a bounty on the heads of the two sniffer dogs who helped bust...(22 March 2007)
FACT trains sniffer dogs to locate DVDs - The Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) is celebrating after successfully training two sniffer dogs, Lucky and Flo, to locate DVDs. The... (11 May 2006)