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Skip to comments.PICKET: FLA Congresswoman leads 85 member effort demanding Swat-ting investigation from DOJ
Posted on 06/10/2012 11:25:49 PM PDT by paltz
Congresswoman Sandy Adams, Florida Republican, is sending a letter, currently signed by 85 House Republicans, to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to assign Justice Department officials to investigate the recent threat of SWAT-tings. (Scroll further down for letter in bold)
A SWAT-ting happens when a person calls 911 emergency dispatch services under another individuals name and falsely claims he or she is committing a violent crime. Such an act is committed to cause local law enforcement authorities (like a SWAT team) to surround and enter the residence of an innocent individual, who was impersonated and framed for a violent crime through the 911 call. The false call can be made via the internet, so as to mask the true caller's identity and location.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...