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Spain-based pirate pay-TV operation shut down by local police, Europol

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | 13:38 CET | News
A crime ring suspected of selling illegal pay-TV signals from more than 14,000 international points of sale has been shut down and 6 people arrested in Spain in a joint operation carried out by the Spanish police force and Europol's Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (IPC). The investigation began when broadcaster Mediapro, the Spanish Football League (La Liga) and collecting society Egeda filed a complaint. Police officers subsequently discovered a company, located in Galicia, suspected of illegally transmitting signals for pay-TV channels.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Europol / IPC / Mediapro
Countries: Spain
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