FIFA coin hacker convicted of defrauding EA out of $16m

A hacker has been convicted of defrauding EA out of FIFA coins worth millions of dollars.

Anthony Clark, 24 from California, was convicted of wire fraud in a scheme that involved over $16m worth of FIFA coins.

FIFA is so popular that the in-game currency, FIFA coins, has sparked a black market for trading. A simple Google search returns hundreds of sites that let you buy and sell FIFA coins for real world cash.