Posted: Mar 1, 2013 4:42 PM by Mike Manzoni -- email@example.com
Updated: Mar 1, 2013 5:49 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI -- The seven people charged in connection with a DVD and CD bootlegging operation first uncovered during a 6 News investigation last year appeared in federal court Friday afternoon.
William Henneburger, 32; Ruth Henneberger, 36; Daniel Diaz, 33; Vanessa Pecina, 30; Leticia Aguilar, 39; Joe Silvas, 43; and Joe Hernandez, 31 appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Janice Ellington.
In an idictment filed Wednesday, federal prosecutors allege the suspects sold copyrighted DVD's and CD's from January to August 2012.
Judge Ellington set $20,000 personal recognizance bonds for each of them with the exception of Hernandez who has a criminal history. Judge Ellington also appointed attorneys for each of them.
The suspects are scheduled to be arraigned Mar. 6.
If convicted, each faces up to five years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine.
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