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No, you would not be criminally liable for this.
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That doctrine usually apples if you were an employer of these people, in your case, you are a contractor and they are independent contractors liable for their own actions.
Such cases are usually dealt with as civil matters, not criminal matters unless there is a criminal intent behind the copyright infringement.
For a crime to take place, someone must have criminal intent to carry out a crime.
In your case, if you are an employer, you could face a copyright infringement claim if your employees infringed third party copyright. It would be a civil claim.
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