Bird Flu Infected DVDs from China

A bunch of Chinese crooks kept the local police away from their operating centre for over two years with a simple but ingenious scheme.

According to the Chinese police, a group of Movie pirates ran a DVD factory in secret for two years by pretending they were scientists conducting research into highly contagious avian flu! Initially, the warnings about the hazard of deadly bird flu infections had been enough to keep local residents and suspicious officials well away from the factory at the end of a forest road.

A team of 40 police officers who eventually raided the factory, six months after the first reports of mysterious late night shipments emerging from it, found more than 100,000 pirated DVDs and four DVD pressing lines, according to the state-controlled Xinhua News.

They arrested eleven, including the factory’s manager. Police believe the factory earned around $3.8 million from sales of the DVDs over two years.

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