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OMB seizes P32.9M pirated DVDs in Butuan | Abs-cbn News

OMB seizes P32.9M pirated DVDs in Butuan (via Richmond Hinayon)

BUTUAN CITY – Around 235 sacks of pirated digital video discs (DVDs) worth P32.9 million were confiscated by the Optical Media Board (OMB) in Butuan City.

Most of the discs contained porn movies, said the OMB, which raided stalls in Langihan Market Wednesday afternoon together with the Philippine National Police’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team and members of the Regional Public Safety Battalion.

Pirated movies seized in Cagayan de Oro | Mindanao Examiner

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Philippine authorities launched a crackdown on pirated movies and songs and seized hundreds of digital video discs at a shopping area in Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental province in Mindanao.

Members of the Optical Media Board, backed by policemen, confiscated the pirated discs on Saturday, but there were no arrests made. They swooped down on every stalls and shops selling pirated movies and hauled nearly 600 sacks of video discs.

P23M pirated DVDs nakumpiska sa Bacolod | Abante Tonite

P23M pirated DVDs nakumpiska sa Bacolod | Abante Tonite (via Betchai Julian)

Umaabot sa 100 kahon ng mga pirated DVDs na nagkakahalaga ng P23 milyon ang nasabat ng mga ahente ng Optical Media Board (OMB) sa raid sa establisyimento sa Bacolod City.

Sa pahayag ni OMB chairman Anselmo Adriano, natunton ang mga kahon sa ika-apat na palapag ng store building na pagmamay-ari ni Gilsie Bacalso Tecson.

Ilang piraso din ng mga DVD burners ang natagpuan.

P23M worth of pirated DVDs seized in Bacolod | Sun Star Bacolod

ABOUT a hundred boxes of pirated digital video discs (DVDs) worth P23 million were seized on Sunday by personnel of Optical Media Board (OMB) from a store in downtown Bacolod City, reports from ABS-CBN Bacolod said.

The pirated DVDs, which were reportedly bought directly from China, were recovered inside a cellphone and computer supplies store.

The boxes containing the pirated discs, and several DVD burners were found at the fourth floor of the building owned by Gilsie Bacalso Tecson, who was not around during the raid.

P27M in DVDs seized | The Visayan Daily Star

P27M in DVDs seized | The Visayan Daily Star (via Shiela Gelera)

About P27 million worth of pirated digital video discs (DVDs) were seized by operatives of the national Optical Media Board from the stockrooms of three establishments at the downtown area in Bacolod City, at noon yesterday, Agent Glenn Perez said.

About 163 boxes and six sacks of pirated DVDs were confiscated from the three establishments owned by a Chinese businessman, whose name was not disclosed,Perez said.

Members of the Optical Media Board will use the pirated discs they confiscated from an appliance store in downtown Cebu City as evidence in filing a case against the owner. (CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA)

OMB seizes P36M fake discs | Cebu Daily Inquirer

OMB seizes P36M fake discs | Cebu Daily Inquirer (via Jose Santino S. Bunachita)

THREE months of surveillance led authorities to their largest haul of pirated CDs and DVDs stocked in an appliance store in downtown Cebu City.

Personnel from the Optical Media Board (OMB) Manila yesterday seized 259 sacks of imported, pirated CDs and DVDs worth around P36 million in a stock room in the second floor of Cebu HDM Marketing along Manalili Street.

Manalili raid. A team from the Optical Media Board hauls pirated optical discs and rewritable discs from the second floor of Cebu HDM Marketing on Manalili St. in Cebu City. (Sun.Star Photo/Alex Badayos)

Pirated DVDs, CDs worth P36M seized downtown | The Sun Star Cebu

Pirated DVDs, CDs worth P36M seized downtown | The Sun Star Cebu (via Razel V. Cuizon) 

SOME 259 sacks of pirated CDs and DVDs worth P36 million were confiscated yesterday by a team from the Optical Media Board (OMB) from an appliance store on Manalili St. in Cebu City.

Agent Joseph Arnaldo, team leader of OMB, yesterday said that Cebu HDM Marketing was placed under surveillance for three months, after they received reports that the store was selling pirated optical discs and re-writable discs.

P30M pirated DVDs nasakmit | The Freeman

P30M pirated DVDs nasakmit | The Freeman Banat News (via Rowena D. Capistrano)

CEBU, Philippines - Gibanabanang P30 milyones nga kantidad sa mga pirated CD ug blank discs ang gisakmit sa mga sakop sa Optical Media Board gikan sa usa ka tindahan nga naa nahimutang sa dalan Manalili ning Dakbayan sa Sugbo.

Matud pa ni OMB Agent Manny Mangubat, pangulo sa Enforcement  Investigation Division  dul-an sa tulo ka bulan nilang gipahigayon ang surveillance sa maong lugar.

OMB raid nets P77 M worth of Pirated DVDs

OMB raid nets P77 M worth of Pirated DVDs | Sun Star Cagayan de Oro (via Alwen Saliring)

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