Thomas “Elvine” Cheung, who was arrested February 2, 2019 with 20 other men, was released on bail February 6 at 3:05 AM.
Elvine was just one among 169 people arrested “during an 11-day investigation into human trafficking throughout metro Atlanta leading up to the Super Bowl.” The goal of investigations such as Operation Interception is to, “rescue any children or young adults.” Elvine was charged with using a computer service (the Whisper app) to seduce, solicit, lure or entice a child to commit an illegal act, which is a felony offense.
Elvine and 20 others were arrested in an undercover Super Bowl sex-crimes operation.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted an undercover investigation ending in the arrest of 21 people over five days for child pornography and sex trafficking crimes. The GBI issued a press release.
World of Warcraft’s in-game cinematic director, Terran Gregory writes a heart-wrenching good-bye to a very dear friend and close work colleague, being careful not to reveal the person’s name.
What does this mean for Blizzard’s falling numbers?
On December 31, 2018, Activision Blizzard announced that Chief Financial Officer, Spencer Neumann had been placed on paid leave and intended to terminate his contract if he could not demonstrate why he should keep his job. Although Activision Blizzard says Neumann’s termination had nothing to do with falling declining share value, he was replaced with Activision Blizzard veteran Dennis Durkin.
On the morning of Novembr 12, 2018, Stan Lee passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, a family representative told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 95.
Born December 28, 1922, Stan Lee was a real-life superhero, beginning his career in 1939. His revolutionary method of creation, dubbed “The Marvel Method” allowed Lee to transform the comicbook world with character depth that had yet to be seen.
Tom Chilton headed Blizzard’s World of Warcraft for 13 years. For two years, he’s been leading a super secret project that is drastically different from anything Blizzard has ever done.
Speaking with GamesBeat, J. Allen Brack, Blizzard Entertainment’s new president, told Dean Takahashi that Chilton is working on a passion project. From the sounds of it, this project has been in the works for a very long time. “He and I started up a new project that was not something like Blizzard has ever done before.”