Blizzard accused me for abusing economy hehe

Today after I went back from school I wanted to play right away. But the login screen said that my account got locked — and then I checked my G-Mail and said that I abused economy. Wait, what? So I made a ticket…


Dear GM,
I have just received an E-Mail from Blizzard — and below sums them up.
***Notice of Account Closure***

Account Name: WOW1

Reason for Closure: Terms of Use Violation — Exploitative Activity: Abuse of the Economy
This account was closed because one or more characters were identified exchanging, or contributing to the exchange of, in-game property (items or gold) for “real-world” currency. This exchange process negatively impacts the World of Warcraft game environment by detracting from the value of the in-game economy.

I don’t know why I have been suspended for abusing economy. I didn’t do anything that break the rules at all — the only thing I did yesterday was selling Electrified ( to Auction House and yeah I sold them at normal price so I didn’t cause inflation to the market. Thus, I didn’t trade gold for real money or vice versa also. Last time I logged in was yesterday at 6.30 PM GMT +7. My account DIDN’T COMPROMISED at all also because I have Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and up-to-date (according to Blizzard’ security guide, this one is one of the best Anti-Spyware).


and here’s their reply. Pretty fast one, I appreciate it.


Recently, your account was actioned incorrectly as a result of our efforts to protect the World of Warcraft environment from exploitative behavior. As part of these efforts, we recently closed some accounts engaged in or associated with exploitative activities including the use of third party programs. While our goal is to protect our players from such activities whenever possible, these closures were not intended to affect accounts if the exploitative activity was performed by an unauthorized party.

Please note that access to this account been restored and all actions removed. If your account was previously reported as compromised and in queue for an investigation, rest assured that this has not interrupted that process.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and encourage you to contact us with any further questions or concerns you may have. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Account Admin
Blizzard Entertainment

Heart-sport in the afternoon.


One thought on “Blizzard accused me for abusing economy hehe

  1. they just accused me as well all i did was spend a couple of mornings farming for an item only to find out my character was not hi enough level to purchase it from the vendor but high enough to purchase it from the auction house and i asked if there waas something they could do ,their reply was no and then an email banning me as well for supposedly using a Hack!

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