R v Haggerty and others (2017)

David Groome and Ari Alibhai lead in a prosecution regarding fraud on behalf of the Premier League.

David Groome and Ari Alibhai Instructed by DLA Piper on behalf of the Premier League to lead in the prosecution of defendants whom it is alleged were responsible for making and providing an unlawful multi-jurisdictional television broadcast fraud.

The defendants are alleged to have set up and operated an unlawful Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system which harvested broadcasts of PL games, other major sports, films and television programmes from around the world which was being distributed to customers who had purchased KODI enabled devices from the defendants via the ebay, Facebook and Amazon sales platforms and re-transmitted them to their customers thereby defrauding those who held copyright in the broadcasts.

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