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South Korea's NCsoft, Webzen raided as KFTC broadens sweep against game sector

By Jenny Lee
  • 22 Apr 2024 07:32
  • 22 Apr 2024 07:32
South Korean game developers NCsoft and Webzen are facing raids by the country's competition watchdog amid allegations they manipulated in-game item probabilities.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC, launched the on-site inspections today at the offices of these major game companies, responsible for popular titles such as Lineage

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

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