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April 23, 2014

DA Rice on ‘Swatting’:

‘We Will Hold Any Perpetrators Accountable’


MINEOLA, N.Y. – Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued the following statement on Tuesday’s “swatting” incident in Long Beach:

“Incidents like this are a dangerous and outrageous waste of law enforcement resources and taxpayer dollars. Through a collaboration with our law enforcement partners, we will use every tool we have to track down whoever threatens public safety like this. ‘Swatting’ is a serious crime that endangers first responders and those in legitimate need of their help. We will hold any perpetrators accountable and seek restitution for the tax dollars wasted.”