How do videogame key shops work, and why are they bad for game creators?

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They offer legitimate games for extremely low prices, why do these keys even exist, and how do these sites get access to so many of them?

Also, I’ve read some game developer say he would rather have you pirate his game than buy it from a site like G2A, but he didn’t say why

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They buy it with a stolen credit card then sell the key for cheap.

Sometime the bank want a charge back so the game company is at loss