Cable & Telecom

Quebec RCMP take down another satellite fraudster

MONTREAL – Acting on information obtained from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Federal Investigation Section has put an end to the activities of a Montréal man who will be charged with illegally offering satellite signal distribution services to at least 300 clients without the knowledge of an American distributor not authorized in Canada. This fraud represents losses of some $2.5 million for legitimate Canadian companies. On February 20, RCMP officers searched the 42-year-old alleged offender’s satellite antenna installation business located at 8672, Drolet Street in Montréal. They seized equipment and devices used to...

Our industry and COVID-19

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