Respawn has been hitting hackers hard. Many hackers are now unable to play with their accounts and are complaining on forums for cheats and hacks. Check out this Reddit thread by u/terere:
In the recent patch notes for Apex Legends v1.1, Respawn has stated that they have many behind the scenes efforts to combat hackers. As we can see, cheating and hacking is a very serious issue for Respawn who has these guys being banned instantly in many cases.