A French court has convicted four people accused of card sharing with suspended jail sentences between two and eight months

The people involved were three men aged 38, 46 and 50 year and a woman aged 29, from the cities of Talant, Lille, Pantin and Obernai.

Two people were given suspended jail sentences between two and eight months as well as damages of €94,000 and €29,149. The other two were convicted of suspended jail sentences of two and eight months respectively.

All four were ordered to pay the costs of the procedures, €4,000 and €1,000.

During the past years, Canal+ has obtained ten sentences in France against card sharing pirates and the broadcaster still has 17 investigations in process.