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    Sinatra suspended from Valorant for six months for “not cooperating” with Riot investigation

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    Sentinels 'Jay' Sinatraa 'Won received a six-month suspension from competitive Valorant for "not cooperating" with an investigation by Riot Games, the developer announced. Riot is currently investigating Sinatraa following sexual assault allegations against Valorant pro by an ex-partner. 



    While Riot says it is no longer investigating Sinatraa after learning that the police are now investigating the allegations, it states that "the Competitive Operations team had serious concerns about Sinatraa's conduct during the course of the investigation." 

    A Riot says there were "at least two occasions" when Sinatraa failed to cooperate properly and even "misrepresented certain facts" and "made false statements."

    Riot also claims that the ex-MVP da Overwatch League failed to provide “the complete audio and video clip” that was mentioned in the original charges. That was something he had previously stated que entregaria to Riot. 

    Em a statement after the decisionSinatra claims he no longer had the clips in question, saying he deleted them after his relationship with the accuser ended. He also admits that he shouldn't have "promised something I couldn't personally deliver" when saying he could provide that evidence for the investigation. 



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    Due to Sinatraa's poor cooperation, Riot issued him a six-month suspension under Rule 8.1 of the Global Competition Policy. Valuing. This rule is directly related to cooperation in internal and external investigations.


    “Staff members have a duty to tell the truth regarding any investigation conducted by or for the Tournament Operator and have an additional duty not to obstruct any investigation, mislead investigators or withhold evidence,” the rulebook reads.


    Response regarding investigation

    Read: https://t.co/lqXRX47qoo

    — Jay Won (@sinatraa) May 17, 2021

    The six-month punishment will include the time that Sinatra has already been suspended. Your Suspension began on March 10, shortly after the accusations against him. This means that the competitive ban on Valuing Sinatraa will end on September 10, 2021, but he must “complete professional conduct training” before he can compete again.



    Although this decision ends the internal investigation, the Riot Games warns that it may take "other action" against the player if additional information from the police investigation comes to light.

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