FBI: 'Swatting' Cases Across The Country May Be Copycats


All three recent U.S. swatting incidents are federal offenses that are under investigation. Perpetrators could face charges of conspiracy and fraud, which carry maximum penalties of five and 20 years in prison respectively.

"Each time they call, they leave an investigative trail: a piece of evidence," Kolbye said. "It's just a matter of time for us to continue to put all the pieces together and come knocking on their door."

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