Professional League of Legends player Kurtis Lau aka “Toyz” sentenced to prison – Former League of Legends Season 2 champion Kurtis Lau Wai-kin was sentenced to prison for 4 years and 2 months on account of his crimes including fraud and drug trafficking. 30 years old Kurtis Lau is a professional player in the popular e-sport game League of Legends.
League of Legends Season 2 WORLDS champion: Kurtis “Toyz” Lau is sentenced 4 yrs + 2 months in prison.
• 6 crimes, incl. drug trafficking
• An esports legend that defied the odds vs Korea & Russia’s best
• Riot’s 2016 music video pays tribute to his S2 wrist injury retirement pic.twitter.com/zdw04iuT12
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Professional League of Legends player Kurtis Lau aka “Toyz” sentenced to prison
Toyz was a mid-laner for Taipei Assassins in the League of Legends World Championship. His most used character was Orianna who had an in-game Taipei Assassins skin that can be used even today. After his success in the 2012 Championship, Toyz played as a mid-laner for a few years. He then changed his job to behind-the-scenes trainer and manager. After his long journey in the e-sports world, Toyz retired in 2019.
Following his retirement in late 2015, he converted to several coaching and managerial roles for esports teams in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Kurtis Lau or Toyz won the League Of Legends Championship 2012 along with his team Taipei Assassins.
Crime and Charges
However, after just 10 years of his winning, Toyz was found guilty of drug trafficking and attempted drug trafficking. He was charged with 6 crimes, 4 counts of completed second-degree drug trafficking, and 2 counts of attempted drug trafficking. He was caught along with his 200 marijuana pods. Toyz received his bail in January 2022 for an amount of 1.5 million Taiwan dollars. From his defense, Toyz pleaded guilty as he expressed that he was not familiar with the Taiwanian Laws.