Modern Warfare 2 Pirate CaughtCategory: Gaming
Posted: November 7, 2009 08:31AM
Gamers have a lot to complain about when it comes to Modern Warfare 2, but that doesn't justify breaking the law. Two friends who stole several Xbox 360 bundles containing the game thought it would be a good idea to sell them on Craigslist before the game was released. Activision got wind of the ad, and contracted a private investigator. The two sellers were turned over to the loss prevention staff at the retailer where one of them worked. However, one of the systems was sold to an 18 year old from Miami who intended to release the game online and sell illegal copies in his hometown. Police set up a sting operation and arrested the pirate, who is currently incarcerated. The game has still found its way to file sharing sites, and sales of the game may suffer as a result.