Korea Criminalizes Boosting For Profit

Korea. It’s a country where you can be jailed for cheating at video games, now one you can be arrested for selling account boosting services.

Today’s news comes from ESTNN, an e-sports website. The Korean government has passed a law set to go into effect in six months that will see professional account boosting, being paid to log into someone else’s account to increase their ranking, punishable with criminal charges. Individuals found guilty can be sentenced to up to two years in prison or a maximum fine of about $18,000 USD.

Source: ESTNN

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