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Millionaire bootleggers jailed
Copied CDs
Police seized thousands of illegal CDs
Two men who made millions of pounds from bootleg CDs have been sent to jail for four months.

Mark Purseglove and Mark Wakefield were caught selling copied discs at the Reading Music Festival in 1999.

Investigations by Reading's trading standards officers found the men had been selling the bootlegs for years around the country.

A further court case next month will decide whether the money made by the two men should be confiscated.

The pair were arrested four years ago while running a stall selling counterfeit discs at the Reading festival.

Trading Standards Officers seized thousands of high quality illegal copies of artists' live performances during the investigation.

The complexity of copyright law has meant the case has taken a total of four years.


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