Two arrested in raid for counterfeit CDs

Coral Williamson

Two people from Lancashire were arrested last Thursday following an investigation into a suspected counterfeit CD operation.

A man, 28, and woman, 27, were believed to be selling high-quality fake CDs by international and UK artists such as Beyoncé, Paloma Faith and Paolo Nutini, making tens of thousands of pounds.

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) launched the investigation following a referral from the British Recorded Music Industry (BPI). It is believed that the two people arrested were selling ...

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