Police bust suspected video game pirate

Whether it's counterfeit movies or video games, a local mall is gaining quite a negative reputation with police.Richmond RCMP will be recommending that charges be laid against a 27-year-old Richmond man, who was working when police executed a search warrant at an Admiralty Centre store on Dec. 14.According to police, they seized numerous items from Toy Revenge Hobbies and Entertainment, 1198-8700 McKim Way, suspected of being counterfeit video games.They seized PlayStation, Xbox and personal computer games, as well as equipment used in the modification of gaming consoles.Pirated games were selling for a fraction of their normal retail cost, police said.One pirated game sold for just $15, or three for $30, Richmond RCMP Const. Gary Law, of the economic and computer crime section, said.

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