Fish-Controlled Pokemon Scarlet And Violet Stream Ends In Credit Card Fraud

YouTube streamer Mutekimaru Channel was forced to take care of some seriously fishy business last week when his streaming partners–a tank full of minnows–decided to use his credit card to make a few purchases while playing Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. Yes, you read that correctly.

The “fishing scam” was first reported by SoraNews24, who explained how the whole ordeal took place. You see, over the past few years, the streamer behind Mutekimaru Channel has made a name for themselves with their fish-controlled streams. The streams work thanks to a rig Mutekimaru Channel developed that monitors where the fish are swimming and assigns each section of the tank with a corresponding button. So, as the fish swim, they also “play” the game.

During a recent Pokemon stream, however, things got out of hand when the game suddenly crashed while the streamer was out of the house, leaving the scheming sea-farers with complete access to his Switch. Though only one fish is generally permitted to be on stream at a time, it didn’t take long for a few friends swim over to the play area and join the aquatic Pokemon enthusiast to engage in some light, accidental credit card fraud.

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Author: Jessica Howard