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FORTNITE AND THE DARK WEB: HOW AN ILLICIT INDUSTRY DEVELOPED AROUND THIS GAME

Gaming and criminality have gone hand in hand for centuries. From cheating in games of chance, through laundering money in cash-rich casinos, to grey market shark-lending, the gaming industry has historically been a hotbed of criminal activity.It is no surprise then that digital gaming, an industry that grossed over $100 billion in 2017, has also attracted the criminal underclass.Join us to learn how Fortnite, a game with over 125 million active players and revenues of hundreds of millions of dollars every month, has become a focal point for criminal activity in the deep and dark web.