Rep. Katherine Clark has for a few years now been on a crusade against shitty behaviour on the internet, from death threats made against women to hoax calls that send armed police to a victim’s home (also known as swatting). On Sunday night, Rep. Katherine Clark’s home was swatted.
Early on Sunday morning, revered Austin board/card games joint Pat’s Games was robbed by two men who, going by what was stolen, clearly knew what they were doing.
Last week, Anel Mujkanovic walked into a Target store in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He then “took a handicap electric cart and drove around the store coming to a stop in the electronics aisle. After removing one set of urine soaked pants he exposed himself and began to urinate on video games and accessories.”
I remember the first time I went shoplifting. The sun was shining, Marin was singing, and I needed a shovel.
You’re an adult. It’s your life. Your body. Make your own choices. But if I’m going to offer one bit of advice, it’s this: Don’t do illegal drugs in Japan. Just don’t.
Team Liquid is reporting that up to eleven people have been arrested in Korea in association with allegations of match-fixing and illegal gambling on StarCraft II matches.
For the past two years, a 40-something year-old man has allegedly robbed over 180 different locations across South Korea. If true, how did he evade capture? Stealth, it seems.
Matthew Tollis, a 22 year-old from Wethersfield, Connecticut, is facing a year in jail for his role in a series of Swatting calls made last year.
Sometimes video games have glitches. They might make you upset. They allegedly caused one player in Japan to make scary threats.
Englishman Adam Jones, 24, doesn’t have a driver’s license. He’s never even sat a license exam. So when he was arrested last week by police for driving at over 100mph through the town of Grantham, his excuse was that he had “learned to drive on his Playstation.”
In South Korea, people can report internet defamation to the police. According to Hankook Ilbo, one of the country’s largest newspapers, evil people are using this to their advantage. And apparently, they’re doing it in League of Legends.
A 15 year-old student ended up in police custody after allegedly writing threats on Twitter, directed at Love Live! anime fans.
A former developer at Machine Zone—the studio most famous for its Kate Upton-fronted Game of War mobile game—has been arrested and is facing up to ten years prison after being accused of “stealing trade secrets”.
Christopher Caldwell, 36, has been arrested after security staff at a Walmart in Florida told police they found him stuffing a PS4 inside his pants. And then some.
An argument over an unnamed video game turned violent in Columbus, Ohio earlier this week when one of two men involved took out a gun and started shooting.
A 23 year-old man has been fined by a German court after drugging his girlfriend so that he could...play some more video games with a friend.
A member of Lizard Squad, the group responsible for numerous attacks on gaming sites and platforms over the past year, has been found guilty in Finland of a comical 50,700 charges “related to computer crimes”. And yet he won’t be going to prison.
A 27-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly setting up an orgy with prostitutes. Japan’s leading newspaper refers to the suspect as a “manga artist,” a label with which some online disagree.
A ton of Nintendo fans in the UK have been left without the games they pre-ordered after a truck full of copies of Splatoon (and related Splatoon Amiibo) was stolen.
An unnamed 17 year-old kid has been arrested, and may face felony charges, after being caught organising a DDOS attack against the West Ada School District in Idaho, which has 52 schools and 32,000 students.