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The General Penitentiary and Correctional Services Agency (DGSPC) announced on 5 February 2024 the dismantling of Starlink satellite dishes at the La Victoria Jail. The actions follow after detainees admitted to committing crimes contracted by jail inmates.

The DGSPC reports that on Sunday, 4 February 2024 DGSPC inspectors cracked down on the internet network that prisoners operated in the La Victoria Jail.

Six Starlink satellite dishes, of a total of 12 that were seized during the inspection operation, were located on the roof of the jail.

The DGSPC said the seizing of the equipment occurred after an intelligence operation that detected the equipment that was said to be used by inmates to commit scams and other electronic crimes.

The DGSPC said that members of the National Police stationed at the jail and DGSPC intelligence teams participated in the...

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