Ari Alibhai successful in Private Prosecution on behalf of Sky

Ari Alibhai acted for Sky in the private prosecution of an individual, Warren Gleave, who had unlawfully made in excess of £200,000 by selling devices that provided access to illegal online streams of Sky and other premium content.

Mr Gleave pleaded guilty in May to an offence of knowingly participating in a fraudulent business, contrary to section 9 of the Fraud Act 2006. On 16th August he appeared at Burnley Crown Court where he received a 16-month custodial sentence.

Ari was instructed by Gareth Minty of Mishcon de Reya.

This case has been covered in the trade press; please see Broadband TV News and Rapid TV News.

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