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Xbox 360 threat leads to SWAT team raid

A Texas boy claims that while playing Xbox 360 Call of Duty online, someone in a chat room threatens to hack his information and get a SWAT team to his house. The SWAT team duly arrives. Panic ensues.

By Feb. 14, 2012

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Accidental butt-dial brings SWAT team to school

A man who works in a school claims the cell phone in his pocket was too close to his bottom and ends up calling his last-dialed number, his wife's. His wife hears gangster-like words and calls the police.

By Jan. 5, 2011

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Assault skills on display as SWAT teams compete (photos)

A West Coast SWAT team competition lets elite agents compare their prowess and share their techniques in real-life scenarios.

16 Images By Sep. 17, 2010

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SWAT 4 gets an update

By Jun. 21, 2005

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When engineers, former SWAT officers get the sex-toy vibe

Wired commentator Regina Lynn writes about what happens when people from outside the adult industry apply tech expertise to sex-toy design.

By Feb. 15, 2008

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Security reporter hit by 'swatting' attack

A well-respected computer security reporter says he was the target of a con that sent an armed SWAT team to his front door.

By Mar. 15, 2013

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Police intercept online threat, raid wrong house

A teen is watching Food Network at home, when a SWAT team bursts down her door and spoils her digestion. It seems her wi-fi may have been purloined by someone offering online threats.

By Jul. 1, 2012

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LAPD faces off with Call of Duty statue in game studio raid

Placing a life-size statue of a gunman in a window may not be the best idea, but that's what the LAPD confronted when officers stormed the offices of Robotoki.

By May. 31, 2013

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We are sooo getting trolled by Satoshi Nakamoto right now

The strange saga around the "outing" of Bitcoin's creator continues to get weirder, leading Crave's Eric Mack to draw his own surprising conclusion about the identity of the real Satoshi Nakamoto.

By Mar. 7, 2014