GTA cheat developers have assets frozen in crackdown

first_imgGTA cheat developers have assets frozen in crackdownAustralian federal court approves search and seizure orders against creators of “Infamous” cheatRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterTuesday 16th October 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleRockstar GamesRockstar Games and Take-Two have had a recent history of taking legal action against cheat makers for their games, especially Grand Theft Auto V. And last month, this action took the form of a search and asset seizure against the Australian developers of a particularly well-known cheat.TorrentFreak reports that the court order, filed last month, is against five people who are believed to be connected to a notable GTA V cheat known as “Infamous.” The five are to be prohibited from cheating or distributing cheating software, and have additionally had their assets (including digital and cryptocurrency) frozen.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Though initially these limitations were only to be in place for the duration of the order, TorrentFreak reports that a follow-up order has been issued that extends the freezing order.In addition, search orders were given for two Melbourne locations to identfy, copy, and remove any physical or digital documents related to the Infamous cheat.Earlier this year, Take-Two won a US court case against David Zipperer, which resulted in him being barred from selling GTA Online cheat software.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesTake-Two reportedly takes down reverse-engineered GTA3, Vice City source codeGitHub project blocked by DMCA, although project creator unable to rule out trollsBy James Batchelor 2 months agoRed Dead Online gets a stand-alone releaseRockstar selling the Red Dead Redemption 2 online mode as its own product on Xbox One, PS4, and PC starting December 1By Brendan Sinclair 5 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more