Yuji Naka, the creator of the iconic Sega video game Sonic The Hedgehog, was arrested in Japan today on charges of insider trading

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alongside two other previous Square Enix representatives, reports Assortment.

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The outrage spins around web based game creation organization Pointing and game engineer Square Enix

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who declared in February 2020 their arrangements to make another Winged serpent Mission cell phone game

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As per Kotaku, previous Square Enix worker Taisuke Sazaki (who chipped away at Definite Dream and Realm Hearts games) purportedly educated of the arrangement preceding the public delivery 

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and got together with another ex-Square Enix representative to purchase up a lot of offers in Pointing from December 2019 t0 February 2020.

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Presently, Naka's capture appears to have him engaged with gaming insider exchanging also. Prior to Pointing's declaration

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Naka supposedly bought 10,000 offers in the organization's stock, adding up to 2.8 million yen (about $20,000)

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as displayed in a FNN report. The two previous workers and Naka have all been captured by the Tokyo Region Public Investigators Office

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While Naka made his name as the creator of a famous blue, speedy hedgehog, he previously worked with Square Enix on the poorly received 2021 game Balan Wonderworld.

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