North East Regional Special Operations Unit

Operation Kilimanjaro

News / October 25

On the 17th March 2016 officers from NERSOU, City of London Police and Trading standards supported by the Federation against Copyright Theft (FACT) took part in a day of action.

On the 17th March 2016 officers from NERSOU, City of London Police and Trading standards supported by the Federation against Copyright Theft (FACT) took part in a day of action targeting people who were involved in the sale and distribution of IPTV android boxes preconfigured to receive subscription only channels without the required payments.

The NERSOU operation, entitled Operation Kilimanjaro, proved successful with a 44 year old male from the Durham area being arrested and a number of items being seized from his home address. Following forensic analysis of IT system and further enquiries the male was charged with supplying articles for use in fraud on the 25th October 2016.

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