Five arrests made following investigation into satellite card sharing website

On Wednesday 10/02/2010 officers from Hampshire Police and the Metropolitan Police acting on intelligence supplied by FACT executed four simultaneous search warrants at addresses in Middlesex and Hampshire as part of an investigation into a satellite card sharing website. Four men were arrested and large quantities of computers, satellite cards and card readers were seized along with financial documentation and other correspondence. Police were supported by Investigators from FACT.

All four men were interviewed and bailed to return pending forensic examination of the seized evidence.

On Thursday 11/02/1010 officers from Wiltshire Police investigating an eBay seller executed a search warrant at an address in Highworth, Wiltshire. A 35 year old male was arrested and a large quantity of satellite equipment was seized along with a computer and other paraphernalia. Police were supported by Investigators from FACT.

The man was interviewed and bailed to return to Swindon Police Station.

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