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Bad news for the protagonist of this article, Bill Omar Carrasquillo, who will have to watch life pass before his eyes locked up in jail for 5 and a half years after amassing a fortune of 30 million dollars (about 28 million euros) selling illegal IPTV lists.

Simply put, Bill Omar Carrasquillo became a millionaire by illegally selling content hijacked from set-top boxes to thousands of online subscribers charging fees of $15 a month. “I really didn’t know the meaning of this crime until I was arrested by the FBI at my home”said. “I feel like I let everyone down”Add.

As if that were not enough, this youtuber, whose channel has more than 800,000 followers, He proudly showed off his fleet of sports and luxury cars, a collection of diamond-encrusted jewelry, and his incredible home in his videos.

However, now things have changed. As part of his sentence, he was ordered to seize more than $30 million in assets, including nearly $6 million in cash; cars including Lamborghinis, Porsche, Bentley and McLaren; and more than a dozen properties he had amassed in and around Philadelphia.

5 and a half years for piracy

As for the charges, they include: conspiracy, copyright infringement, fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Jason Gull, lead attorney for the Justice Department’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, said Carrasquillo had made more money from his operation than “pretty much every other copyright defendant I’ve ever seen.”

Despite all this, mention that Bill Omar Carrasquillo has been under investigation for more than a year and they have been aware of his actions ever since.

Congress tried last year to more clearly define the type of business Carrasquillo ran as illegal, and in videos posted to his YouTube channel he argued that he had legally paid subscriptions to all cable services whose content he was accused of pirating.

Now, after the arrest and conviction of the youtuber Looks like things are finally cleared up. To give you an idea, most of these IPTV illegal sites end up being shut down by the authorities sooner or laterso all your registration data, and we are not only talking about email, but also your IP, will end up being in the hands of the police.

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Varun Kumar

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