Update: Jagex has issued a statement stating that no credit card or banking data was dropped as a consequence of the breach. "Further to yesterday's statement, we can confirm that none of RS Gold our players' bank or card details were compromised," it said. "We operate with an industry-respected, entirely compliant third-party processor, to intentionally avoid staff using players' full bank or card details. This also applies when players decide to store their details at payment stage for any future purchases. Jagex undergoes regular, third-party testing to ensure we maintain the highest security standards."
His claims were dismissed by numerous different players, several of whom indicated that it had been his own fault for not getting the accounts correctly secured, or he might be lying about it completely. But it came to light now that he wasn't lying, and that he had been right about the information breach, which was actually an inside job at Jagex. "We confirm that a Member of The Old School Team was dismissed from employment at Jagex following gross manipulation of moderator privileges," Jagex said in an announcement posted today. "Throughout our rigorous regular system tests, irregular action was identified on limited number of accounts, including the movement of riches and items back into the live match "
"After our evaluation, we were able to solve the problem prior to any significant impact was made into the wider match, or economy. We have also taken steps to return items and GP to any affected accounts. Whilst we do not return items or gold, we believe this odd situation, we wanted to ensure no players dropped out to the rogue actions of a member of staff"
Jagex added that it's"working with the police" regarding the incident--45 billion coins has significant real-world value--but said it could not provide additional details. He's also reportedly involved with the Reign of Terror clan, which was accused of using DDoS attacks to slow competitions in championships, such as a $20,000 championship that occurred in September of last year. Jagex said at cheap RuneScape gold the time that its investigation had found no evidence of wrongdoing by Sanderson, but in the aftermath of all this I anticipate it will be taking another look.