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Argentina targets major pirate market

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 05 Nov 2008 21:16 User comments (1)

Argentina targets major pirate market In mid-October, the Argentine coast guard targeted one of the most notorious piracy markets. The La Salada market has been targeted before, and has a reputation for housing enormous amounts of counterfeit products. The Economic Crime Unit executed several search warrants on warehouses around the market, located in the suburbs of Buenos Aires.
The raids were the result of an investigation that lasted for a year, targeting imported products entering the Port of Argentina found to have suspect invoices and to be undervalued. The products would (and do) end up in pirate markets all across the country as they move through the illicit chain.

The actions yielded five million discs containing music and films, 63 burners, two industrial printers and 200 master plates that are used for professional album cover replication. Several organized crime syndicates have been identified as operating in the market.

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18.11.2008 10:58

And you shut them down and another one pop's up try making thing's cheaper then you wouldn't have to deal with the pirates and if they have internet access then they will just download it anyways.

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