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3 Charged In Fatal Kansas ‘Swatting’ Attack

May 24, 2018

Federal prosecutors have charged three men with carrying out a deadly hoax known as “swatting,” in which perpetrators call or message a target’s local 911 operators claiming a fake hostage situation or a bomb threat in progress at the target’s address — with the expectation that local police may respond to the scene with deadly force. While only one of the three men is accused of making the phony call to police that got an innocent man shot and killed, investigators say the other two men’s efforts to taunt and deceive one another ultimately helped point the gun.

Serial Swatter “SWAuTistic” Bragged He Hit 100 Schools, 10 Homes

January 2, 2018

The individual who allegedly made a fake emergency call to Kansas police last week┬áthat summoned them to shoot and kill an unarmed local man has claimed credit for raising dozens of these dangerous false alarms — calling in bogus hostage situations and bomb threats at roughly 100 schools and at least 10 residences.