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KOREA -- South Korean eSports is in riot as major scandal unfolds in top StarCraft players history.

The largest scandal in eSports history is developing in South Korea, with many top StarCraft Players including Savior, Jaedong, Eff0rt and many others being listed as individuals in the scandal.

The event began back in 2006 with old players giving contact lists to betting organizers that were able to get in touch with them.

Some organizations may actually know that this is occuring; individuals have said that the organizers are attempting to work with the players and the underground betting organizations to fix the issues.

The South Korea government refuses to release the names of those charged, but many unconfirmed are appearing on the internet.

Here is one unconfirmed list:

Myung Soo (Yarnc)
Chan Soo (Luxury)
Sang Ho (SangHo)
Jung Woo (EffOrt)
Yong Hwa (Movie)
Jae Yoon (sAviOr)
Taek Yong (Bisu)
Byong Goo (Stork)
Jae Wook (BeSt)
il Jang (hero)
Myung Hoon (fantasy)
Heui Seung (UpMaGiC)
Jae Dong (Jaedong)
Sang Moon (Leta)
Jong Seo (Justin)
Chang Hee (go.go)

Korean forum are exploding with news and individuals translating for English speaking readers.  Insider eSports will continue to follow English-based forums and will be contacting the individuals we know in Korea for translations as quickly as possible.

Source: Team Liquid, GamePron

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