Portland man accused of swiping data from LA gaming company to create competitor zombie-survival game

Maxine Bernstein reports:

A Portland man accused of obtaining unauthorized access to the software supporting a zombie-themed survival video game and then creating a competitor online game faces federal indictment.

Brent Junker, who goes by the aliases “the domo” and “therussianknight” is charged with three counts of conspiracy to obtain unauthorized access to a protected computer.

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Junker, 27, is accused of conspiring with others to use information stolen from Los Angeles-based OP Productions and its game called “The War Z” to create the competitor game “TWZ Emulator.”

He’s also accused of soliciting donations from players and supporters through a Paypal account.

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