I don't think this story is true. There's just not $1.4 million worth of options to upgrade any character in any Game. Plus if the ignorant buyer only spent $552, why would a judge award $12,000+ in damages to him?
---QUOTATION--- One former male employee said that Riot’s “bro culture” is more pronounced behind closed doors, and hurts men too: One of Riot’s male senior leaders regularly grabbed his genitals, the source said, adding, “If he walked into a meeting with no women he’d just fart on someone’s face.” ---END QUOTATION---
--so why don't male employees get any of that money?