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Pirate IPTV Co. & Seven Workers Fined After Massive Raids Eight Years Ago * TorrentFreak

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A company in Spain and seven of its workers have been fined between 540 and 673,000 euros for their role in an international IPTV piracy operation shut down by the authorities almost eight years ago. The sentences are described as ‘historic’ since they target corporate actors rather than private individuals. However, background to the case makes this case historic for entirely different reasons.

iptv2-siptv2-sNews that the Provincial Court of Pontevedra has handed down substantial fines to individuals behind a very large pirate IPTV operation was first reported by ElMundo on Tuesday.

Seven employees and managers of Spanish company Engel Systems SL received fines ranging from 540 euros to 7,290 euros for their part in the sale of pirate decoders, plus IPTV boxes and services, through their company over eight years ago.

Engel Systems as a company was hit hardest; a 673,000 euro fine according to the El Mundo report, plus a total ban on future…

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