Recently it was announced that the legal battle between Nintendo and Gary Bowser reached its end. As expected, the victory was in favor of the Japanese company, and the hacker was sentenced to 40 months in prison. By making the sentence known, Great N issued a statement where he congratulated the United States District Court , FBI, and other organizations by this event.
In his letter, Nintendo makes mention of several departments of justice, and thanks them for their participation in the arrest and imprisonment of Bowser, leader of Team Xecuter, a group of switch hackers, that caused losses of $ 65 million dollars to The Japanese company. This was what was said about it:
“Nintendo appreciates the hard work and the tireless efforts of federal prosecutors and order forces to stop illegal activities on a global scale that cause serious damage to Nintendo and the videogame industry. In particular, Nintendo would like to thank the Federal Research Office (HSI), the National Security Research (HSI), the US Prosecutor’s Office, UU. For the Western District of Washington, the Department of US Justice UU Section of Real Estate and the Office of International Affairs of the Department of Justice for its important contribution and assistance “.
Along with the sentence of more than three years, Bowser will also have to pay $ 10 million. At the moment it is unknown what will happen with the other two members of Team Xecuter , who are not currently in the United States. On related topics, you can more about this case here.