07/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nigerian Woman Faces Deportation After Massive Illegal DVD Operation Uncovered

An illegal immigrant, in Chicago on a student visa, faces deportation after being charged in an international illegal DVD operation -- the largest, most structured of its type uncovered in Cook County, officials said.

Akpezi Mokedi, 34, was arrested and charged May 11 with unlawful use of unidentified sound or audio/visual recording after officers seized about 6,500 pirated DVDs from her apartment in the 5800 block of North Sheridan on May 10.

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