Policia Nacional have arrested four people in connection with a pirate TV operation that used the internet to send it’s programmes.
The operation was part of a Europe wide investigation into IPTV networks and the criminal gangs who operate them. In total 61 people have been arrested across the continent including in Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland.
Desmantelado en #Barcelona un centro de distribución de señal “pirata” de televisión por IPTV.
Han sido detenidas 65 personas, 4 de ellas en #España 👍.https://t.co/5ixAswpqS4 pic.twitter.com/AqsZBRBXns
— Policía Nacional (@policia) June 5, 2018
The source of the signals was located to a building in Barcelona that had a large number of aerials and sattelite dishes on the roof.
It’s understood the gang made millions of euros from thousands of unwitting subscribers, who have had their services terminated with no chance of refund.
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