Magazine article Screen International

UK Man Arrested in Illegal Recordings Investigation

Magazine article Screen International

UK Man Arrested in Illegal Recordings Investigation

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The 33-year-old was arrested, questioned and bailed pending further enquiries on Sept 18 following a joint operation involving the Federation Against Copyright Theft(FACT) and the Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN).

Officers from the East Midlands GAIN Disruption Team, supported by a team from the East Midlands Operational Support Service (EMOpSS) and FACT, executed search warrants in the Hucknall area on Friday, recovering items such as laptop computers for examination.

The warrants were obtained for the investigation of offences under the Fraud Act 2006 after FACT received intelligence that the films – American Ultra and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials - had been recorded at a cinema on the day each was released and then the footage was posted on the internet.

FACT then referred the matter to the GAIN office within the East Midlands Special Operations Unit - a collaborative policing unit to combat serious and organised crime in the region. …

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