|Illegal Greek websites closed after series of Police raids|
Athens - Greek police officers have secured the closure of a number of illegal websites following a series of raids across the country. The unlicensed services, such as thegreekz.com, were major sources of illegal music, movies, games and software in the country. The police action followed a series of complaints by rights holders.
The raids took place in Athens, Kavala and Florina, with five individuals arrested on suspicion of violating Greek copyright law. Officers from the departments of electronic crime in the Athens and Thessaloniki police departments were accompanied by prosecutors in the raids and seized a significant amount of equipment and documentation.