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DirecTV Nets More Pirates

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Posted 12 December 2001 - 06:09 AM

DirecTV said law enforcement personnel recently executed civil seizure and impoundment orders against 11 businesses in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Utah, California and Texas that were allegedly manufacturing signal theft equipment.

Raids at 10 of the sites - conducted simultaneously by members of the DirecTV Office of Signal Integrity and its engineering and legal departments with support from federal, state and local law enforcement entities - netted thousands of devices used to steal DirecTV programming. Devices included parts, equipment and other materials used in creating signal theft devices, the company said.

The enforcement actions grew out of investigative work related to civil seizures executed last May against three locations in Southern California that also resulted in the seizure of thousands of signal theft devices by DirecTV.

As a result of the recent seizures, DirecTV amended its original civil complaint filed last April in Orange County to now include 49 defendants. A federal judge has also granted a request by DirecTV to freeze nearly $250,000 in assets maintained by the defendants, as well as a temporary restraining order prohibiting the defendants from trafficking signal theft devices.

From www.skyreport.com (Used with permission)

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