Isn't it convinient that they were banned only AFTER winning 4 seasons and disbanding? How convenientAmong these accounts were some very well-known players involved in RMT and people associated with them, including the leaders of the well-known guild Blue Army. These players have been warned on multiple occasions to not cooperate with certain well-known RMTers and have ignored these warnings continuously.
If only SBI cared about their own game, It really is a shame that they don't
The timing indeed looks very bad.
However, we just recently concluded our investigation on this, and it was a complex one, which took a long time.
Essentially, we had two choices:
1. Act on the findings right away - even if the timing looks bad
2. Artificially wait for a few weeks and only then act on the findings - to avoid the timing looking bad
We decided to go with option 1.