Ain’t It Cool News spy Joe Hallenbeck and another caught red-handed with illegal bootleg tapes. The Los Angeles police confiscated 448 videocassettes, 842 CDs, 272 DVDs, 32 laser discs, four VCRs and devices to defeat copyright guards. Among the titles were “Toy Story 2,” “Mighty Joe Young,” “Mulan,” “Armageddon” and “Fantasia 2000.”
Michael Gerhard (AKA Joe Hallenbeck) and James Cofer will be arraigned in Los Angeles Superior Court on August 22nd. Both face a $10,000 fine and up to three years in prison.
They might consider changing their AICN Spy names to new prison names — Joe Hallenbitch?
Read the complete story with all the details in the LA Times .