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Hacker Stole FIFA Video Game Virtual Currency, Feds Say

Law360 (August 10, 2018, 5:41 PM EDT) -- A 25-year-old Serbian man allegedly hacked into Electronic Arts Inc.'s computer network and stole the video game company’s licenses and in-game currency for its popular soccer game FIFA 2018, according to court documents filed in California federal court.

In an affidavit attached to an Aug. 8 criminal complaint, a Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent accused Martin Marsich, 25, of illegally accessing the Redwood City, California-based company’s internal computer network multiple times since September. During that time he allegedly gained access to 25,000 accounts that allow customers to purchase items for use in video games.

EA discovered the alleged hacks in...

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