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Anti-piracy agents raid Quiapo haven, recover 5 replicating machines

/ 07:41 AM November 11, 2011

MANILA, Philippines—Replicating machines and piles of “pirated” DVD copies of movies and music albums are among the items recovered from “pirates” havens in Quiapo raided by anti-piracy agents led  by Optical Media Board (OMB) chair Ronnie Ricketts early Friday.

The raiding teams found 5 towers of replicating machines on the 3rd floor of a building in Brgy. San Agustin in Quiapo.

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An operative of OMB said each machine has the capability of producing 1,000 pirated discs per day.

The raid is ongoing as of posting of this report.

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