Calif. AG Charges Video-Sharing Webmasters With Theft

Law360, Los Angeles (June 14, 2013, 10:18 PM EDT) -- Three brothers from Fremont, Calif., face up to five years in prison after being slapped with grand theft charges Thursday for running a website that allowed users to watch bootleg movies and TV shows, according to California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris.

Hop Hoang, 26, Tony Hoang, 23, and Huynh Hoang, 20, were arrested Thursday and arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court for allegedly operating mediamp4.com, a website that allowed users to stream bootleg versions of more than 1,000 movies and TV shows, the state attorney...
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