Modern Warfare 2 continues being in the pre-release spotlight. The information related to Infinity Ward’s shooter is that 18-old Christian Del Amo was arrested by Miami-Dade police yesterday after supposedly trying to sell pirated copies of Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 2. Last month, Activision Blizzard hired online investigation firm IPCybercrime to look into suspicious posts on Craigs list advertising Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360 bundles for sale.
There were posts spotted on the piracy forums on xbox360iso.com, indicating that Del Amo got a copy of the game and then cracked the copy protection. Pirated digital release copies of Modern Warfare 2 were on torrent sites the very next day.
“We plug leaks every day,” said Rob Holmes, owner of IPCybercrime, “but this was one of the biggest ones of the year.”
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