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Microsoft vendor accused of selling illegally modified Xbox 360s, pirated games

Following a three-year investigation by the FBI and Microsoft's internal security, a (presumably now former) vendor working as a network technician at Microsoft has been charged with misdemeanor copyright infringement based on allegations that he made nearly $500,000 from running a website selling illegally modified Xbox 360 consoles and pirated games while employed at Microsoft. It is also reported that he previously paid $100,000 settle a lawsuit brought on by Activision over the sale of pirated games.


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