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OiNK Admin Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud

Postby SlyckTom » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:04 pm

Story : http://torrentfreak.com/oink-admin-charged-with-conspiracy-to-defraud-080910/

During October 2007, the popular BitTorrent tracker OiNK was shut down in a joint effort by Dutch and British law enforcement. Today, OiNK admin Alan Ellis has been charged with conspiracy to defraud. Charges against four OiNK uploaders will follow later today.



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Re: OiNK Admin Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud

Postby Your_Mentor » Wed Sep 10, 2008 2:57 pm

Oink a money machine?? He was living in his parents basement.. He never uploaded anything so they had no evidence, and now they throw in conspiracy to defraud which has no merit and no one knows what the hell that means. They cant hold him accountable on anything so now they throw in this BS charge.
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Re: OiNK Admin Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud

Postby piXelatedEmpire » Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:37 pm

wow they really are stretching on this one.. Good luck OiNK.
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Re: OiNK Admin Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud

Postby wadz » Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:40 am

That's an interesting development, they are running through the law books, can't get them on this, try them on this, Gonna be funny how the law in Holland and UK gel on this. 2 totally different schools of law.
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Re: OiNK Admin Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud

Postby Townie » Thu Sep 11, 2008 4:12 pm

It really does look like the Police/CPS have trawled the lawbooks to find some kind of charge, not only relevant but also of a serious enough nature to justify the police involvement and dawn raid. Somehow I don't think copyright related charges would be sufficient in that respect.
As for the fraud charges, well let's put it this way. Joe Public accused of defrauding Billion Pound multinational industry.

It smells a lot like MacLibel
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