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.


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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