Minnesota Considers Making Swatting Calls a Felony Offense Amid Rise in Fake School Shooting Reports

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Lawmakers in Minnesota are considering a proposal that would make swatting calls, a dangerous and wasteful act, a felony offense in the state. Swatting involves making a fake call to emergency services in order to elicit a response, often from a SWAT team, at another person’s house. The proposal, authored by Rep. Lisa Demuth, the GOP Minority Leader, aims to specifically target those who make swatting calls to the homes of elected officials, judges, prosecuting attorneys, correctional facility employees, or peace officers. Under current Minnesota law, it is already a crime … Read more

Judge overseeing Trump election case targeted by fake emergency call in latest wave of false swatting reports

WASHINGTON, DC – In a concerning development, the residence of U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, who is presiding over the federal election subversion case against former President Donald Trump, was the target of a fake emergency call on Sunday night. This incident is part of a troubling trend involving false swatting reports at the homes of public officials in recent days. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, officers were dispatched to the Washington, D.C. home linked to Judge Chutkan after receiving a report of a shooting around 10 p.m. However, it was soon discovered that … Read more

Federal Judge Presiding Over Trump Election Case Targeted in Apparent Swatting Incident

WASHINGTON, DC – A federal judge presiding over a high-profile election case involving former President Donald Trump has fallen victim to an alarming incident known as “swatting.” The incident took place at the home of Judge Tanya Chutkan, located in Washington, DC. “Swatting” is a dangerous prank where an individual makes a false emergency call to prompt a response from law enforcement, typically a SWAT team. The targeted judge is overseeing a lawsuit that accuses Trump and his allies of interfering in the 2020 presidential election. The case has drawn significant attention as it challenges … Read more

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan Targeted in ‘Swatting’ Call Amid Trump’s Criminal Election Interference Case

Washington, D.C. – U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, presiding over former President Donald Trump’s criminal election interference case, has become the target of a potentially dangerous prank known as “swatting.” On Sunday evening, law enforcement received a false report of an active shooting at Judge Chutkan’s residence, prompting a swift response from the Metropolitan Police Department. Fortunately, officers quickly determined that no shooting had occurred and Judge Chutkan was unharmed. The incident, believed to be an act of swatting, involves falsely reporting a crime to elicit an aggressive response from law enforcement, including specialized SWAT … Read more