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Alleged Xbox One dev kit leaker appears in children's court

An Australian resident who listed hardware on eBay late in December claiming that it was an Xbox Durango development kit, appeared in the Perth Children's Court in Australia on Friday morning, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.

According to the Australian newspaper, the Perth teenager was charged with possession of identification material with intent to commit an offence, dishonestly obtaining or dealing in personal financial information and failing to obey a data access order. The case was adjourned until next month and he is yet to enter a plea.

In addition, he faces charges of possession of a prohibited weapon, cannabis possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, possessing or copying an indecent or obscene article and possessing child exploitation material.

In February, he supplied Kotaku with documents apparently detailing the capabilities of Microsoft's yet to be released next-generation console. According to Kotaku, the documents outlined a mandatory Kinect, new controllers and the ability for the hardware to run multiple applications or games at once.

Later that month, the accused tweeted that his home was raided by Australian police and an FBI officer, who confiscated computers, hard drives, phones and bank cards. At the time, the teenager provided The Tech Game with a copy of his warrant — which The Verge confirmed to be genuine with West Australian Police — listing Microsoft, PayPal and eBay as part of the investigation.

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