A cybercriminal who allegedly illegally sold paid audiovisual content via the Internet and satellite, and whose operations centers were in Alicante and Málaga, was found in Denia after causing economic damages to content platforms of more than 210,000 euros. Arrested in the city of Alicante.
The National Police reported this Tuesday that an investigation began by tracing multiple channels in an instant messaging application dedicated to the illegal marketing of paid audiovisual content without the necessary authorization or permits, reaching more than 2,300 subscribers.
The captive, about whom no further details have been given, had a robust technical infrastructure that managed web pages to spread his illegal services.
Articles were shown on these pages, where all those people were provided with the knowledge necessary to watch paid content illegally and, likewise, allow users to illegally use mobile telephony and mobile TV with Internet access. permission to access multimedia content.
Police have indicated that the application had reached over 50,000 downloads.
Analyzing the web pages, the agents noticed that they were offered the possibility to subscribe to the television channels offered by them, the price of which varied depending on the duration of the contracted package and the number of devices they had, Anyone who wanted to see it. ,
Throughout the investigation, it was identified that the technical framework through which this criminal act was committed was administered remotely from the United Kingdom and that the number of clients they had, the criminal network, may have received approximately 210,000 euros. could, money that was directed to the provinces of Alicante and Málaga.