Known as Omni In A Hellcat (thanks to his apparent collection of well former collection of luxe cars) Hellcat is now facing more than 514 years in prison for his copyright crimes spanning several years. According to a 64-page indictment against the Youtuber, the U.S government claims that he has been pirating content from T.V services for several years and repurposing them on his own streaming network.
Bill Omar Carrasquillo, 34 which is his real name first began allegedly stealing content back in 2016 according to the indictment. Since then he has uploaded dozens if not hundreds of stolen movies; T.V shows, and other content pieces that he got from the likes of Comcast; Verizon, and other large American cable providers.
Omar ‘s lawyers however maintain that what he did was legal though that isn’t entirely clear. The streaming service has had various names over the years including but not limited too: Reboot, Gears TV, Reloaded and Gears Reloaded. It is understood that Carrasquillo and his co-pilots managed to make about $30m from the stolen content before the government caught up to the scheme.