"Five so-called ‘warez scene’ members have been indicted on charges of conspiring to commit copyright infringement. For the unauthorized sharing of tens of thousands of files, the men face five years in prison and fines of $250,000 on each count."
"U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut Kevin J. O’Connor announced that a Grand Jury returned a three-count indictment, charging five men with copyright offenses they committed as members of the so-called ‘warez scene’.
The five, using names such as iced, kidzapped, niterangr and tcut, were caught as part of ‘Operation Higher Education’ - a component of ‘Operation Fastlink‘ - and are all charged with conspiracy."
Source: Full Article @ TorrentFreak