Computer game pirate sentenced

SUFFOLK computer game pirate, Simon Batih is beginning a six-month sentence in a young offenders institute today.He has also been ordered to pay costs of £6,934 following a hearing into his counterfeiting activities at Ipswich Crown Court.

SUFFOLK computer game pirate, Simon Batih is beginning a six-month sentence in a young offenders institute today.

He has also been ordered to pay costs of £6,934 after appearing at Ipswich Crown Court.

Batih had pleaded guilty to all seven offences against him at an earlier hearing.

Batih of Kempston Drive, Great Cornard had been copying and selling fake X Box games via a website.

Following a raid in February 2005, more than 1,000 discs were seized. Batih had been trading from his home and made about £28,000 in six months.

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