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Animal Crossing: Your Happy Island or a Cyber Criminal's Paradise?

By Anne Hart on May 29, 2020 7:55:18 PM

Why do the cyber criminals want to ruin the best game ever invented? Okay, so I might be biased but Animal Crossing is the most fun and relaxing game in the universe! Nintendo couldn’t have released it at a better time during this pandemic. I mean, their latest console is literally sold out everywhere, unless of course you want to pay double or triple the price for one. Even politician Tim Watts from Australia went public and told parents to go out and get this game. Daniel Luu, a 25-year-old software engineer from Maryland, woke up one morning to find hundreds of thousands of people scouring his newly launched website Nookazon, a secondary online marketplace for Animal Crossing players. But, all of this doesn’t come without a few risks...

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