ANNOUNCEMENT: City of London Police arrest as part of Card Sharing investigation

11 June 2015

Detectives from the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) yesterday (2 June) arrested a man on suspicion of selling illegal card sharing satellite receivers that provide viewers access to premium pay channels without a subscription.

The 26 year old man was arrested by detectives from the City of London Police unit in Southall, London at his workplace where it is believed he was selling the devices.

Head of PIPCU, Detective Chief Inspector Danny Medlycott said, “Our specialist team is the only police unit in the world dedicated to combatting intellectual property crime. Working closely with our partners and other law enforcement agencies, we are committed to tackling criminals who exploit other’s intellectual property for their own greed and financial gain.”