Police shut down Tema Media in Monterey Park on Monday for piracy. All pirated goods, most imported from Hong Kong, were seized and the owner and the manager were arrested. The products from Tema were not only sold in Los Angeles but also in Nevada. The charge is placed on the unauthorized use of Dolby logos on the DVDs.
Piracy of Chinese media products is rampant in the United States because local authorities only charge on piracy of Hollywood content but not the ones on foreign content; as a result, pirated Chinese media products can be easily found selling publicly in bookstores, media shops, and supermarkets in Chinese concentrated areas.