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‘Operation Chicken Drumstick’: How Chinese police cracked the world’s biggest video game cheat syndicate – ABC News

The global games market is worth close to $200 billion each year, but it’s not just legitimate games making money. The Chinese police have nabbed a team making…



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Chinese police have uncovered the world’s biggest online video game cheat sales syndicate, netting luxury cars and millions of dollars in cryptocurrency during a string of arrests.
Key points:

  • Chinese police have arrested 10 people accused of selling the cheat software
  • One was nabbed with more than $5 million in cryptocurrency and luxury cars
  • Data shows there were 2.5 billion gamers playing in 2019 and they spent a total of $199.2 billion that year alone

Following help from tech giant Tencent, the…

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