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Music hacker ordered to pay back £100,000

A court has granted a confiscation order against a hacker who was jailed in 2022 after he stole unreleased material owned by famous recording artists and sold it on the dark web in exchange for cryptocurrency. Adrian Kwiatkowski, 23, of Ipswich, was given three months to pay £101,503 (€118,000) at Ipswich Crown Court following proceedings […]

June 14, 2023

Jail term for fugitive IPTV reseller

A man who made over £200,000 (€229,500) by reselling an IPTV service that enabled people to watch premium television content without a subscription has been jailed for five years. Mark Brockley, from Liverpool in the northwest of England, made £237,000 by selling subscriptions that enabled the illegal streaming of content hosted by BT Sport, including […]

May 9, 2023By Colin Mann

4 arrests in illegal streaming crackdown

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) at City of London Police and its partners have executed a series of raids across the country as part of a crackdown on the supply of illegal streaming services. Officers searched four premises in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stoke and four people were arrested on suspicion of involvement […]

March 2, 2023By Colin Mann