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Three men sentenced for multi-million pound intellectual property fraud

Three men have been sentenced for providing illegal access to copyrighted content such as films, music, books and games which cost the industry more than £2.5 million pounds. The men were sentenced on Tuesday 20th June at Inner London Crown Court following a four year investigation by the City of London Police and intellectual property … Continued

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Man arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal broadcasts of Premier League matches

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) arrested a Nottingham man this morning on suspicion of selling devices that allow pubs to illegally broadcast Premier League football matches on a Saturday afternoon. Detectives from the City of London Police-unit arrested the man, 40, at his home in Newark, following a referral from the Federation Against … Continued

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New unit to tackle online piracy and counterfeit crime

FACT welcomes the creation of a new police unit aimed at targeting intellectual property crime which has been announced by Intellectual Property Minister, Lord Younger and City of London Police Commissioner, Adrian Leppard today. The unit will be dedicated to tackling online piracy and other forms of intellectual property crime such as counterfeit goods. It … Continued