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15 more PUBG cheat sellers found, fined over $6 million

Another 15 cheat creators for PUBG have been arrested, with fines of over $6 million

By Anthony Garreffa on Apr 29, 2018 08:46 pm CDT - 0 mins, 42 secs reading time

We all know that cheating in Battlegrounds is a big deal, with 120 suspects arrested by Chinese authorities earlier this year, and another 15 cheat makers were just arrested with fines totaling $6.24 million.


PUBG Corporation's Ryan Rigney said that the arrests took place in China on April 25, with the developer aiming at people who were "developing and selling hacking/cheating programs that affect PUBG". Rigney continued, saying that some of these cheats that were made had malicious code and were installing backdoors and stealing user information.

Rigney explained: "The longstanding rumor that hacking/cheating programs extract information from users' PCs has been confirmed to be true. Using illegal programs not only disrupts others, but can end up with you handing over your personal information".

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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