Dakota "Exko" MacLeod is a professional PUBG Esports personality that has been banned for cheating. The ban starts December 7, 2018 and lasts for a full calendar year. He admitted to being banned for the use of unauthorized programs on two other accounts when questioned during investigations by the PUBG Esports team. There was no evidence that he cheated at the 2018 PGI Qualifiers or during the 2018 PGI LAN events in Burbank and Berlin. He fully cooperated with investigators. In the future, players found to have been banned due to the use of cheating programs will be banned from competitive play for a minimum of one year to a maximum of a lifetime starting on the date of completion of an official league investigation. Complete guidelines for a global penitality system will be released at a later date.