Teenager Downloads His Own Music 2,000 Times Using Stolen Credit Cards

According to the Daily Mail, a teenager confessed that he downloaded 2,000 copies of his own music online. He paid for the music with stolen credit cards and collected his own royalties.

Here’s more from the article: “Lamar Johnson, 19, posted music on iTunes and Amazon and then used the stolen details to buy them thousands of times over. The teenager, of Wolverhampton, is the youngest member of a group of 10 men accused of making nearly £500,000 through the fraudulent downloads. The group allegedly downloaded the songs 6,000 times between January 2008 and June 2009.”

What do you think? In the video embedded above, a writing couple made a more innocent use of Amazon’s digital rankings. Read more about the video at Love in the Time of Amazon. (Link via Gizmodo)