Man Arrested for Virtual Mugging in Lineage II
A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion of carrying out a virtual mugging spree by using software “bots” (a form of cheating) to beat up and rob characters in the online computer game Lineage II. The stolen virtual possessions were then exchanged for real cash.
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- Spurned Woman Charged after Deleting Ex’s Lineage II Gaming Data (January 20, 2005)