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Don't miss the tenth episode of the series on iFilm TV tonight at 22:00 GMT, or better yet watch it now via the website of the channel.
Each episode of the 15-part action series will be repeated the next day at 04:00, 10:00 and 16:00.
Produced by Seyyed-Abbas Fatemi and directed by Masoud Abparvar, ‘Dark Intelligence 1’ tells the story of Behrooz Ahmadi, a police officer at the cybercrime unit of Tehran's Criminal Investigation Department.
His unit is tasked with solving a wide range of crimes from digital insurance fraud to international internet pyramid schemes.
But a case has grasped all Ahmadi's attention, which is related to a new criminal mastermind who goes by the name of Kamran. Kamran has killed at least a member of Ahmadi's team.
When Kamran learns the cybercrime officer is hot on his trail, he befriends Ahmadi's teenage son in his efforts to influence the cop and outsmart his team.
The cast list includes Kamand Amir-Soleymani, Daryoush Asadzadeh, Mohammad Hatami, Behzad Khodaveisi, Majid Moshiri, Kioumars Malek-Motiee, Keikavous Yakideh, Kianoush Gerami, Hossein Yari, Rouhollah Kamani, Soudabeh Beyzaee and Arsalan Qasemi.