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