Over 100.000 illegal satellite STBs destroyed in Brazil
Officials of Receita Federal(Brazilian’s Federal Police) in Foz do Iguaçu(Paraná – Brazil) have reached the mark of 100 thousand pirate decoders destroyed since 2017. The equipment was seized when criminals tried to pass them through the local customs. The total value of the destroyed equipment exceeds R$ 40 million. Since 2015 the ABTA (Brazilian Association of Pay TV) and Receita Federal have mutual information and collaboration agreement to seize and disable these devices.