Man accused of putting pornography on TV broadcast

An Arizona man, Frank Tanori Gonzalez, a former cable employee has been arrested on charges that he used a computer to interrupt a local telecast of the 2009 Super Bowl with broadcasting X-rated pornography for 37 seconds.

The FBI and Marana police took Frank Gonzalez into custody Friday on suspicion of fraud and computer tampering.

Authorities say someone cut into the Comcast cable broadcast of the game between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers that went to viewers in the Tucson area.

The humiliated cable company ended up offering a $10 credit to all of its 80,000 subscribers, whether they saw the brief X-rated clip or not, and the investigation was turned over to the FBI.

Authorities didn't say what led them to Gonzalez. His age and other background information wasn't available and it was unclear if he has a lawyer.

This is one of the most embarrassing cases of cable tampering on record.

Via - NYDailyNews

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