Pirate's Life

Leader in IMAGiNE Piracy Ring Receives Longest Sentence Yet For Movie Piracy

Information freedom view of piracy explained. (Memerial.net)

Portsmouth, Virginia resident Jeramiah Perkins may have just received the longest prison sentence yet for movie piracy. Mr. Perkins, age 40, was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for leading IMAGiNE, a movie piracy ring with a reputation for often being the first to leak newly-released flicks on the Internet.

A press release from the Department of Justice states that once Mr. Perkins leaves prison he will serve three years on supervised release and pay $15,000 in restitution. Read More