Today the US Department of Justice was proud to announce the successful conviction of their 50th criminal arrested and charged under Operation Fastlink.
Christopher E. Eaves, 31, of Iowa Park, Texas pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit copyright infringement. Admitting he had been an active member and supplier for the former pre-release MP3 warez group Apocalypse Crew.
Mr Eaves now faces up to five years prison and a $200,000 and a three year supervised release. His sentencing is set for August 10th.
In addition to the 50 convictions Operation FastLink has netted over 120 search warrants in 12 countries; the confiscation of hundreds of computers and the removal of more than $50,000,000 dollars worth of illegal goods.