19 indicted in Internet piracy

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19 indicted in Internet piracy

An international software and movie piracy ring was hit today with a federal indictment that charged 19 members with stealing more than $6.5 million in copyrighted material.

U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald announced the charges against leaders and members of group dubbed “RISCISO” that allegedly copied and shared pirated films and software through password-protected sites on the Internet.

Read the complete story here. (Chicago Tribune)