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Dozens of schools across the nation were swatted this week, raising fears of coordinated campaign

Schools in multiple states were targeted on Monday.

On Sep 20, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Is Marjorie Taylor Greene being swatted by trans activists or trolls trying to frame them?

Greene was swatted a second time today according to police.

On Aug 25, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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EXCLUSIVE: Police say ‘computer-generated voice’ behind swatting attempt of Marjorie Taylor Greene

The caller allegedly blamed Greene's stance on transgender youth's rights for the attack.

On Aug 24, 2022 by Mikael Thalen, David Covucci

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Ariana Grande targeted by hoax caller who got her swatted

It's the second time she's been a victim of this type of online harassment.

On Mar 6, 2020 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Teen Fortnite pro swatted during live stream

The Fortnite pro has become a target of abuse.

On Oct 29, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio


Teen who plotted deadly swatting prank over Call of Duty argument gets prison time

The prank left one uninvolved man dead.

On Sep 14, 2019 by Sierra Juarez

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Tyler Barriss gets 20-year sentence for deadly swatting prank

The prank call was supposed to help settle an argument over a $1.50 bet between two 'Call of Duty: WWII' players.

On Mar 30, 2019 by Elizabeth VanMetre

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Facebook executive hit by swatting prank

Officers told exec had shot wife, taken kids hostage, and placed pipe bombs throughout the home

On Jan 11, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Man faces 20 years in prison for deadly swatting prank

The Call of Duty incident resulted in the tragic death of a stranger.

On Nov 14, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

Swatting remains a serious issue for streamers, but the Seattle Police Department may have a solution.

Seattle introduces ‘swatting’ protection measures—but does it go far enough?

It just places responsibility on the victim, some say.

On Oct 2, 2018 by Ana Valens

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What you need to know about swatting, gamers’ favorite harassment tactic

Officials still don't know how to regulate it.

On Jun 16, 2018 by Brenden Gallagher

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3 men charged in fatal ‘Call of Duty’ swatting hoax

A notorious Twitter troll faces life in prison.

On May 25, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

A man charged with 'swatting' accessed his Twitter account last week.

Infamous ‘swatter’ accesses Twitter from jail, calls himself an ‘eGod’

He's clearly unrepentant.

On Apr 11, 2018 by Ana Valens

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12-year-old YouTube gamer targeted in swatting incident

After gaining an impressive number of followers, this young YouTuber got the biggest scare of his life.

On Feb 22, 2018 by Chris Reed

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Family of slain Kansas swatting victim sues the police and the city of Wichita

The alleged swatter is not the only person being blamed.

On Feb 4, 2018 by Chris Tognotti