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Windows 7: Man in California Arrest for Counterfeit Copies of Microsoft Office

10 Apr 2012   #1

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Man in California Arrest for Counterfeit Copies of Microsoft Office

Man accused of selling counterfeit Microsoft software - San Antonio Express-News

San Fran california

This man is Guilty

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10 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

After all, he was just trying to make a dishonest living

Rich

PS: I never buy MS Software from E-Bay or Craigs List. It is really buyer beware as much of it
is either counterfeit or TechNet software that is not allowed to be sold.
As the old saying goes, If the price is too cheap, then it is most likely bogus.
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10 Apr 2012   #3

W7 X-64 RTM,SUSE 11.1, XP PRO SP3 as a VM, VMware ESXi
 
 

Hi there
Bring back Hanging, Flogging and Burning at the stake.

The sort of Bail and fines in this case are a JOKE -- I'll bet that guy walked away from Court laughing his head off while the Next Shipment is already being prepared.

If it were me I'd stump up the 10,000 USD Bail and be on the first plane out of there !!!.

I don't agree with the person's actions but the authorities need to get their priorities right -- do they REALLY think setting Bail at 10,000 USD will deter the REAL players in this trade.

I hope the US Taxpayer applauds the total waste of money this case is going to cost in FBI agents time and Court judges fees by sitting a pimply spotted teen (or in this case a 26 year old low level "Mule") in "Clink" while the real criminals get away with it.

A better punishment would be IMO for the guy to have to work as a canteen assistant or other low level employee at a Microsoft Campus for say a year with an orange "boiler suit" carrying a Logo -- Hi Ms - I tried to STEAL one of your products that you spend all week designing and I've copied your work and been selling it in the Street.

Cheers

jimbo
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10 Apr 2012   #4

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Crazy thing about this man is He has probally sold more then a few thousand copies which the 10,000 bail bound was a drop in the bucket if i Re-call most Office Suites are over 300.00 us x 1500 copies hell that guy was chillen

Im sure he sold more then 1,500-20,000 dollar worth of copies
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