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More Swatting

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they’ve linked three suspects to a conspiracy involving admitted hoaxer Tyler Rai Barriss and “swatting” – the act of harassing a victim by deceiving law enforcement into sending a response team to the victim’s location under false pretenses.

LOS ANGELES – Federal prosecutors said Wednesday they’ve linked three suspects to a conspiracy involving admitted hoaxer Tyler Rai Barriss and “swatting” – the act of harassing a victim by deceiving law enforcement into sending a response team to the victim’s location under false pretenses.

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