Man arrested for mugging in Lineage II

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A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion carrying out a virtual mugging spree by using software “bots” to beat up and rob characters in the online computer game Lineage II. The stolen virtual possessions were then exchanged for real cash.

The Chinese exchange student was arrested by police in Kagawa prefecture, southern Japan, the Mainichi Daily News reports.

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7865


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I read that one. Seems wierd, stealing virtual items and selling them for real cash!
You can buy REAL stuff for real cash.


#3

In Japan everything is possible. :stuck_out_tongue: :iagree: