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Three Arrested in Illegal Book Publishing Bust in Spain

3 arrested in Spain for illegal book scanning and publishing operation - peoplewhowriteThe Associated Press reports three people were arrested in a Spanish police sting for “illegally scanning and then unlawfully publishing books on a massive scale. More than 1,000 published books and 10 hard discs full of texts for publishing were confiscated, according to a police statement that did not elaborate on when exactly the arrests took place.

Operating on a tip from Spain’s authors and publishers association, the police launched an investigation which led them to “eight large-capacity photocopying facilities in Madrid and Seville where works by prestigious authors were being copied ‘massively.'”

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