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If you're not aware of the term, "swatting" is the term for the rather vicious and risky act of actually calling the police on a streamer while they're playing a game live - usually with some terrifying made-up accusation that causes the cops to turn up in force and highly armed.
Giersdorf is two weeks removed from becoming the first-ever Fortnite World Cup champion. One of the the officers recognized Giersdorf, and the situation was settled in less than 30 minutes, Werner said. "Did he just leave, mid-game?" his teammate says in a video of the moment, which was captured because Giersdorf was streaming on Twitch when the police arrived.
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Bugha was playing Fortnite Arena Trios with Ghost Gaming's Timothy "Bizzle" Miller and FaZe Clan's Danny "Dubs" Walsh last night when the incident happened. "That was definitely a new one", he can be heard saying on a recording of the stream. "They literally pulled up", Giersdorf said.
Tyler R. Barriss pleaded guilty in November to 51 federal charges related to fake calls and threats including a December 28, 2017, call to police in Wichita, Kansas, during which Barriss falsely reported a shooting and hostage situation at a local address that resulted in the death of Andrew Finch, a 28-year-old father of two.
Gierdorf and his family are safe, but he was well aware the incident could just as easily have ended in tragedy. "That's scary...the internet's [expletive] insane".
"Swatting" is a criminal harassment tactic where someone reports a false emergency to get authorities, particularly a SWAT team, to descend on an unsuspecting target.