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Leader of Web piracy group sentenced to 5 years in prison for criminal copyright conspiracy


­In addition to his prison term, Jeramiah B. Perkins was sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution for criminal copyright conspiracy.

Last year, Perkins pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement.

According to a representative of the Motion Picture Association of America, IMAGiNE was the most prolific motion picture piracy group operating on the Internet from 2009 to 2011.

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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And what do the studio execs who were doing the exact same with their competition's unreleased new films get?  . . .  Seriously, not even arrested?!  Good to be a ruler, eh?

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