Man held for selling pirated game CDs

KARON: A street stall owner was arrested on Monday by Chalong Police for selling pirated computer game CDs. Pol Lt Teerawat Liumsuwan of Chalong police station told the Gazette that the arrested man, Charn Mongkolratsameeroj, sells CDs from a stall on Soi Bangla in Karon. He was taken into custody after being reported by Tanarat Meechaiyo, a representative of the Copyright Service Co, who had bought two game CDs from him for 150 baht apiece. Lt Teerawat said that the price of the genuine games on CD was 599 baht each. Charn, who confessed to the police that he had bought the CDs from an unidentified man, has been released on bail awaiting trial. If found guilty, he faces three months to two years in prison or a fine of up to 400,000 baht, or both.

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