RuneScape theft now a real-world crime

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Posted 11:55am on Wed 1 February 2012
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RuneScape theft now a real-world crime
Two thieves held a RuneScape player at knifepoint in order to steal virtual items from his account, an act of theft that the Dutch Supreme Court believes warrants 144 hours community service.

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Posted 11:55am on Wed 1 February 2012
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Two thieves held a RuneScape player at knifepoint in order to steal virtual items from his account, an act of theft that the Dutch Supreme Court believes warrants 144 hours community service.

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The use of a real world knife is surely more important in this case than the items taken."

I was thinking the same thing. I wonder if the judge would punish the accused more harshly if they robbed him at knife-point in-game instead?
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