What Are The Consequences Of Using An Illegal Cable Descrambler?
The consequences for being caught with a pirate box descrambler depend upon the amount of evidence possessed by the authoritiesor cable company. Even where the cable company has records showing that a suspect cable descrambler was purchased by somebody at a particular address, or detects the presence of a box within a house, that may not be enough to act against the resident of that house. In any case, if there is the possibility that a cable descrambler may be in place for a legal purpose, merely the existence of the descrambler is not usually enough to cause policeaction. There is a law that cable companies generally file a civil court case under entitled “signal theft” though usually the company will not file a court case except in rare cases where they are sure they have evidence to prove the box was used illegally. If there was no cable subscription in a place where an illegal cable descrambler was detected, or the cable descrambler is found attached to a live cable transmission l