On December 22, 2018, Decabox was hacked by an unknown user. His limited items were stolen and his group was taken. The hacker changed his username to "Decabox_Altt". Decabox later got his limited items and group back.
On June 28, 2019, Decabox's account got terminated for "creating false and misleading content", according to his moderation note. He spoke on Twitter about this talking about how he did nothing to get him terminated whatsoever.
Decabox has received criticism for his use of trade bots to take advantage of the trading system.