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Alleged SPARKS Member ‘Raid’ Pleads Not Guilty to Piracy Charges

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    September 8, 2020 by Andy Maxwell [TorrentFreak]

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    One of the alleged key members of piracy group SPARKS has pleaded not guilty to US Government charges that he was involved in a conspiracy that cost movie companies tens of millions of dollars. Jonatan Correa, aka 'Raid', has been granted bail on a $75,000 bond with a number of conditions attached.

    On August 25, unofficial reports began to circulate that something big was underway in the top-tier piracy world known as The Scene.

    So-called topsites, the servers where masses of copyright-infringing content are stored, began shutting down globally as it became clear that law enforcement action was underway.

    Within hours, the US Department of Justice announced that three key members of the piracy groups known as SPARKS, GECKOS, DRONES and SPLiNTERS had been indicted, charged with a range of offenses connected to movie and TV show piracy.

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