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Thousands of DVDs seized at sale

More than 15,000 suspected pirate DVDs have been seized by police at a car boot sale in Staffordshire.

Staffordshire Police said 15,000 to 20,000 discs were seized at the sale in Brocton, near Stafford, on Sunday.

Police working with Trading Standards officers also seized more than 13,000 counterfeit cigarettes and other tobacco products.

A man from Telford, Shropshire, and three men from Birmingham were arrested and released on bail until 29 October.

Sgt Paul Cooke said: "Shoppers at car boot sales should be warned that there is no quality to these goods and they are helping to support criminals if they buy these products."




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