Playing Pokemon Scarlet And Violet, Accidentally Committed Credit Card Fraud

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The YouTuber created another Nintendo Switch controller for their pet fish, which allows them to play video games on livestream. That fish was able to spend real money on some digital purchases while trying to beat a gym leader in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet (h/t: SportsRadar). And all this happened because red and Violet it’s so buggy that it can make the game pop at times drop to the main page.

Mutekimaru Road A popular Japanese YouTuber is streaming video games through an assistive device—a plan intended to help viewers stay at home. during disease. When a fish swims over a certain part of the “control,” the game registers it as a specific engagement. It’s not just one fish at play Pokémon or Every twelve hours the owner of the fish alley keeps them healthy.

If the whole story stopped at “a fish of tar Pokémon on the river,” would have really impressed me. But no, the fish took a step forward. Not only have many fish been able to move through cities and the wild with a certain control, but they have also been able to spend the owner’s real money. I’m a little scared to think what else these fish are capable of. Armed robbery?

According to the case where the credit card information was shown to the pet fish during the live distribution and the payment was made at the end.

Normally, only one fish player is allowed in the Switch tank at any time. As soon as the manager walked away from the game, many took the fish and planned their heist.

The fish was in the middle Pokémon Scarlet and Violetbut the game fell because of him performance issues. Once the fish was taken to the main Nintendo Switch home page, they the store was able to openwhich saved the owner’s credit card information (and was doxxed as a result).

The fish add 500 yen in their bank account. Then use Nintendo gold coins (a loyalty reward from digital purchases) to buy a golf accessories from Nintendo Game Changer. According to News 24The owner intends to request a refund from Nintendo.

Be careful out there, sportsmen. Not only can hackers and other unscrupulous types get your credit card information, common pets can too. So don’t leave your credit card number on sharing machines!

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