In a joint search operation conducted by the Central Office for Cybercrime in Bavaria, which was set up at the General Prosecutor’s Office in Bamberg, and the Bayreuth Criminal Police Inspectorate in several federal states, the police and judiciary succeeded in striking a serious blow against the nationwide card-sharing scene.
A 29-year-old Dutchman from Oude Wetering was convicted by a The Hague judge of piracy through card-sharing fraud giving illegal access to Ziggo’s TV offer.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is seeking €755,000 in damages from a card-sharing pirate.
Following complaints by Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo, a cybercrime team of the Midden-Nederland police arrested two men on suspicion of card sharing, a form of piracy in which a legitimate TV subscription is shared unauthorised via the Internet
On November 15, 2018, the main trial against five men accused of operating illegal card-sharing servers on a large scale began before the economic criminal chamber of the regional court in German town Regensburg.
The Guardia Civil of Alicante has arrested three British men aged 30, 46 and 63 years in Formentera del Segura, who operated an illegal card-sharing operation.
Three pirates arrested during raids in 2013 have been sentenced at the Zutphen courthouse, The Netherlands.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is seeking €1.6 million in damages from a 36-year old man from Apeldoorn who supplied card-sharing codes to his clients.
The German appeal court of Celle has confirmed the legal assessment of the district court of Verden in the trial against a Sky Deutschland card sharing pirate.
The combined Dutch TV platforms are joining forces to combat card sharing and illegal video streaming.