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A European police operation dismantles a network of paid audiovisual content

06/10/2020

Agents of the National Police, in a joint and simultaneous operation with EUROPOL and EUROJUST in 14 countries, have dismantled a network specialized in the illegal distribution of audiovisual content through the IPTV system and M3U lists, which served more than 2 million users. fraudulently from around the world.

The criminal organization had ramifications in countries such as the Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Canada, the United States, Switzerland, Romania, Belgium, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Luxembourg.

The result has been 11 arrests and 15 registrations, which are charged with crimes against intellectual property, fraud in communications, money laundering and criminal organization.