Europol shuts down global piracy operation with 2 million paying subscribers

European police coordination agency Europol has taken down a pirate streaming operation that was providing illegal access to more than two million people and even had its own customer support network. According to the agency, the illegal streaming ring was in operation for over five years and offered more than 40 000 TV channels, movies, […]

Europol and AAPA shut down illegal streaming network

Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) have helped to dismantle an illegal IPTV streaming business following raids in Cyprus, Bulgaria and Greece. Europol said that four people were arrested and 17 houses searched in a strike against a crime group suspected of hosting a large-scale illegal business, which allegedly distributed Greek, Cypriot and foreign […]

Spanish police, Europol take down huge illicit Premier League IPTV service

Spanish police and Europol have shut down what is being described as one of Europe’s largest illegal IPTV streaming businesses. A collaborative operation involving Europol, Eurojust, Spanish specialized computer crimes prosecutors, the English Premier League and content security specialist Irdeto resulted in raids in 12 locations in Spain and Bulgaria, with eight invidivuals being arrested […]