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White House decries swatting as ‘dangerous’ after being hit with fake 911 call claiming fire

Posted on AllSides January 16th, 2024
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WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre condemned the national spree of “swatting” calls Tuesday, after someone falsely reported to 911 that there was a fire at the executive mansion the day before. The bogus calls are “creating a danger and a risk to our society,” Jean-Pierre said during a virtual press briefing. The trend “is obviously a concern to us,” she added. “This is something obviously the Secret Service is going to monitor very closely as it relates to us specifically at the White House or this administration.”...

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