TITLE

Magistrate Report Could Weaken Piracy Case

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;06/12/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 24, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that United States magistrate in Nebraska recommended dropping the bulk of the charges in the anti-piracy case against members of the Abboud family. Implication of the action on the case against the businessmen; Criminal and financial penalties; Businessmen's ventures investigated by cable-security officials.
ACCESSION #
3206949

 

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