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Among the many, many people who irk the anarchic message board 4chan, cyberbullying expert Parry Aftab is one of the most consistently despised. So it's not surprising that an anonymous internet denizen sent a SWAT team to her New Jersey home this weekend.
Some 30 police officers, including members of a SWAT team, surrounded Aftab's house this Saturday after receiving a call from an unknown man claiming that he had killed four people at the home and had another hostage, according to NJ.com. The guy demanded $10,000 and a police car. Police shot tear gas through the window, but when they e
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
The FBI estimates hundreds of these "swatting" incidents occur each year.
It's no laughing matter when a paramilitary force kicks in your door weapons drawn.
The fact that it happens at all means it could happen to anyone of us.
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Police shot tear gas canisters into the home but found only Aftab's cat inside.