A couple of weeks before, an Old School Runescape player who goes by mazrim_lol on Reddit claimed a"serious information breach" had caused him to RS Gold shed 45 billion coins on his main accounts. His claims were dismissed by numerous different players, several of whom suggested that it was his own fault for not having the accounts correctly fastened, or that he may be lying about it completely. But it came to light today he was not lying, and that he was right regarding the information breach, which was an inside job at Jagex. "We affirm that a Member of The Old School Team has been dismissed from employment at Jagex subsequent gross manipulation of moderator privileges," Jagex said in an announcement posted today. "During our rigorous regular system checks, irregular action was identified on small number of reports, for example, movement of wealth and objects back to the live game." "After our investigation, we could solve the issue before any substantial impact was made to the broader game, or economy. We have also taken measures to return things and GP to some affected accounts. Whilst we generally do not return items or gold, we believe this odd situationwe wanted to ensure no players lost out into the rogue activities of a member of team " Jagex added that it is"working with the police" regarding the incident--45 billion coins has considerable real-world value--but said it couldn't offer additional specifics. He is also reportedly involved with the Reign of Terror clan, which was accused of using DDoS attacks to impede opponents in championships, including a $20,000 tournament that took place in September of this past year. Jagex said at the time that its investigation had found no evidence of wrongdoing from Sanderson, but in the aftermath of this I anticipate it will be taking another look. In a follow-up article, Mazrim_lol shared an image of a message he received from Jagex Player Support, telling him that, because of those"rare circumstances" of the situation, it has decided to revive his lost wealth. "We take matters in this way very serious and, as such, we would like to assure you that we have taken steps to make sure that an incident like this will not happen again," Jagex wrote. Happily, Mazrim_lol is taking his vindication graciously:"Each of OSRS Gold For Sale the redditors who'd spent ages telling me I had been just lax with security can suck a fat one," he wrote.