Articles Tagged with swatting

‘Destiny’ Bungie Executive Swatted In The Middle Of The Night


The list of gamers, journalists, and developers who have been the recipients of “swatting” added another name as an executive with Bungie, the developer behind Destiny and Halo, was swatted during the 4 a.m. hour of Thursday morning. According to a report from local KOMO News, neighbor Janette Gould was awoken by the sounds of… Read more »

P. Diddy’s Home Swatted By Dozens Of Law Enforcement Officers

P Diddy Swatting

Earlier today, we reported that the home of Steve Carell was swatted by law enforcement after a prank call was placed. We have now learned that the home raided actually belongs to music and fashion mogul P. Diddy. Diddy’s L.A. home was visited by more than a dozen police cars and two helicopters after a… Read more »

Ashton Kutcher ‘Swatting’ Suspect Is Only 12 Years Old

Swatting Suspect

Los Angeles, CA – The suspect recently apprehended in the Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber “swatting” case is reportedly only 12 years old. Authorities said the boy spends most of his days sitting at his computer instead of hanging out with friends or attending school. According to TMZ, the pre-teen hacker currently resides with his… Read more »

LAPD Worried Someone Will Die During Celebrity Swatting Pranks

Ashton Kutcher Swatting Prank

The LAPD is worried that a celebrity or one of their posse could be killed because of the recent trend known as ‘swatting’ pranks. In case you are unfamiliar with this type of prank, someone calls 911 and reports a deadly shooting at the home of a celebrity, they then watch with glee from a… Read more »