Microsoft Files Suits Over Stolen Xbox Accounts, Currencies

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 8:01 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. filed a trio of suits in California federal court Friday alleging that a slew of websites run by Chinese companies and residents have reaped millions of dollars by selling access to stolen Microsoft accounts, as well as fraudulently acquired virtual gaming currencies, which allow Xbox users to buy upgrades and enhancements.

The complaints accuse Chinese companies including Gameest International Network Sales Co., FIFAVIP Co. Ltd. and Goldah.com Network Technology Co. Ltd., as well as several individuals, of internationally trafficking stolen Microsoft account credentials and...
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Case Title

Microsoft Corporation v. Gameest International Network Sales Co. et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-02883

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

May 19, 2017


Case Title

Microsoft Corporation v. FIFAVIP Co., Ltd. et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-02887

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Beth Labson Freeman

Date Filed

May 19, 2017


Case Title

Microsoft Corporation v. GOLDAH.COM Network Technology Co., Ltd. et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-02896

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Date Filed

May 19, 2017

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