10,000 illegal DVDs, video games and CDs seized

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A set of actions that since last Friday involved the General Inspection of Economic Activities, Judicial Police and GNR allowed the seizure of 10,000 pirated copies of CDs, DVDs and video games.

Among the material seized by the authorities in the various operations were 6,481 DVDs, 3,404 CDs and 406 video games, for a total of 179,000 euros in confiscated material.

The actions took place throughout the weekend and aimed at several fairs in the north of the country, namely in the districts of Guarda, Porto, Braga and Coimbra.

In addition to the fairs, several nightlife establishments were targeted by the inspection and 24 offenders were identified.

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