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Mississippi Man Sentenced to Prison for Bootleg DVDs

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(Jackson, MS) A Mississippi man will spend the next two years in state prison for selling fake DVDs.

28-year-old Antwun Sharell Jones admits to selling hundreds of pirated DVDs at a flea market near Philadelphia, MS.

An undercover investigator with the Mississippi Attorney General’s office made the arrest after buying a fake copy of “The Help” from Jones.

Investigators seized more than 400 pirated DVDs from his car.

They also found the computer equipment used to make the bootleg copies.

In addition to prison time, Jones was also ordered to pay $5,000 in fines plus court costs.

 

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