L.A. grand jury indicts man in screener case

Fritz, Ben
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/13/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 34, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the indictment of Russell Sprague, the man accused of working with Academy member Carmini Caridi to put his Oscar screeners online in Los Angeles, California. Charges faced by three employees at Lightning Media of illegally duplicating films that they worked on; Accusation of conspiracy to violate federal copyright laws faced by the defendants; Allegation that Sprague has pirated DirecTV signals.


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