JetFix, with more content than Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, 5 people found guilty of illegal streaming

Five men were convicted this week by a federal jury in Las Vegas of running the massive illegal streaming service JetFix. US Department of Justice.

Kristopher Dallmann, Douglas Courson, Felipe Garcia, Jared Jaurequi and Peter Huber began operating the subscription service as early as 2007, the Justice Department said in a statement released Thursday. The release said they would find illegal copies of content downloaded from Jetflicks servers online.

According to the Justice Department, the men made millions of dollars streaming this content to tens of thousands of paying subscribers.

“This group reproduced hundreds of thousands of copyrighted television episodes without authorization, amassing a catalog larger than the combined catalogs of Netflix, Hulu, Vudu and Amazon Prime,” the Justice Department said.

All five were convicted of conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. According to the DOJ, Tallman was convicted of three counts of criminal copyright infringement and two counts of money laundering.

If convicted, Tallman faces a maximum sentence of 48 years in prison. Corson, Garcia, Jarecki and Huber face up to five years in prison. Their sentencing date is yet to be fixed. It is unclear whether the men have legal representation at this time.

The case was investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office with assistance from the FBI’s Las Vegas Field Office.

See also  A corrupted file is responsible for delaying thousands of flights due to FAA air traffic shutdowns

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *