Man pleads guilty to copyright charge

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to illegally reproducing and distributing copyrighted commercial software programs worth more than $4 million.

Thirty-two-year-old Naveed Sheikh entered the plea Monday. Sentencing is set for Feb. 19.

According to his guilty plea, Sheikh reproduced and distributed more than 1000 copyrighted commercial software programs. Prosecutors say Sheikh sold the programs through multiple websites. They included Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.

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