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Criminal – Copyright Infringement – Bootleg DVDs – Retail Value

A defendant who sold 100 bootleg DVDs to an undercover agent for $500, then sold the agent 200 more DVDs for $1,000, can be convicted of a felony for selling DVDS with a “retail value” over $2,500, says the 4th Circuit in this case of first impression.
U.S. v. Armstead (USCA) (VLW 008-2-079) (10 pp.)