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Crime Doesn't Pay

Posted by Drew Wood on Nov 25, 2010  | Comments

Crime Doesn't Pay -

This week, our friends over at are reporting a story about a duo who were duping Lineage II users out of some of their user information, including log ins and passwords. Check out the story!

This week 29-year-old company employee Yu Nishimura and 39-year-old medical claims worker Kaori Tanaka were arrested for violating Japan's Unauthorized Computer Access Law, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun. Both Nishimura and Tanaka apparently were running a fishing scam website that snagged player information like user IDs and passwords for online role-playing game "Lineage II: The Chaotic Throne." Nishimura and Tanaka met online while playing the game, say police.



Read more over at Kotaku.

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