Operation Fastlink

  1. Jury Convicts 'Release Group' Pirate

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A jury in Alexandria, Va., rendered a guilty verdict on Thursday (May 22) in the federal prosecution of a Brooklyn man for conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. According to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, B ...

  2. Gov't Convicts 'Apocalypse Crew'

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cracks down on pre-release piracy groups. The first federal criminal convictions of members from pre-release music piracy groups were announced today (Feb. 28) by the Department of Justice. The four individuals had been arrested as a result of Ope ...

  3. Indictments In Largest U.S. CD Piracy Raid

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charged with criminal copyright infringement. A federal grand jury in California indicted three individuals yesterday (Oct. 12) in connection with the largest pirated CD manufacturing raid in U.S. history. Ye Teng Wen and Hao He of Union City, Cal ...

  4. Australian Pirate DJs Sentenced To Fine

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140,000 Australian ($98,000) each after they pleaded guilty to copyright infringement. SYDNEY -- A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140, ...

  5. FBI Cracks Down With Piracy Raids

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency conducted more than 120 raids yesterday (April 21) in 27 states and assisted law enforcement agencies in 10 other countries in an effort to dismantle ope The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency ...

  6. FBI Cracks Down With Piracy Raids

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency conducted more than 120 raids yesterday (April 21) in 27 states and assisted law enforcement agencies in 10 other countries in an effort to dismantle ope The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency ...