• Friday, May 20, 2022

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US woman charged with ‘swatting’ Oldham family

By: Keerthi Mohan

A WOMAN has been charged with cyber harassment following allegations she was behind fake calls that prompted armed police to raid a family home in Oldham. Nibah Gazi, 40, of Sullivan Court in New Jersey, is accused of cyber harassment by “continually, over the last several months, calling [and] swatting the victim through the use of the internet and other electronic devices,” court documents revealed. ‘Swatting’ refers to bogus reports designed to ensure police or SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) teams are called to an address. Gazi is charged with harassing promoter Rangzib Nazir, 51, from Oldham. When police officials…

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