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Seattle Police Launches Anti-Swatting PSA Campaign

Seattle Police Launches Anti-Swatting PSA Campaign

Police Crackdown on Swatting Swatting is a term that describes a common malicious “prank” perpetuated on Twitch or YouTube streamers wherein a hoax threat to the ...

October 4, 2018 at 9:25 pm by
LAPD Arrest Suspect in 'Swatting' Hoax That Led to Shooting Death

LAPD Arrest Suspect in ‘Swatting’ Hoax That Led to Shooting Death

The Los Angeles Police Department has now arrested 25-year old Tyler Raj Barris. This is for his involvement in a “Swatting” hoax, which eventually led to the ...

December 30, 2017 at 5:27 pm by
Call of Duty 'Swatting' Prank Results in Police Shooting Death

Call of Duty ‘Swatting’ Prank Results in Police Shooting Death

The term Swatting comes from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) forces who break down people’s doors. They are often deployed in law enforcement cases that are ...

December 29, 2017 at 11:06 pm by
British Man Charged for Terror Hoax Call and 'Swatting' US Gamer

British Man Charged for Terror Hoax Call and ‘Swatting’ US Gamer

Robert McDaid, a 21-year old from Coventry has become the first non-US citizen to be charged for “Swatting” and calling in a terror hoax to a Maryland-based ...

April 12, 2017 at 7:05 pm by

Las Vegas Man Arrested for ‘Swatting’

Swatting, the act of calling real SWAT police on unsuspecting gamers is a freaking dangerous stunt to pull. It’s also something police forces are becoming tired of, as ...

February 9, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

15 Year Old Boy Who “Swatted” Gamer Convicted of Domestic Terrorism!

Update: Turns out this story was a hoax, the following article should be seen as satire at best. Recently we brought you news of someone being hit with a stupid and ...

August 31, 2014 at 2:59 pm by

SWAT Team Pull Real Guns on Counter Strike Player Mid-Game

Having the local SWAT team called around to your house is no laughing matter and Jordan “Kootra” Mathewson go a healthy dose of reality when a team of armed ...

August 29, 2014 at 10:54 am by

SWAT Team Called in to Tackle Call of Duty Player

There have been a number of times when we have heard about Call of Duty players taking things a bit too personal and getting too frustrated when they get shot or Pwned in-game ...

April 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm by

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