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Teen Caught Selling Swatting Services to Radical Leftists 


The world has always been full of aspiring entrepreneurs.

That’s a good thing; the entrepreneurial spirit should be nurtured and encouraged.

But when you start a business that’s service purposely and directly causes harm, that’s a problem.

Those kinds of businesses are against the law to operate.

Take soldiers of fortune.

You can’t lawfully contract your services to an individual if those services include killing another human being.

One young entrepreneur just found this out the hard way after allegedly selling his swatting services online.

Swatting is the act of calling the police on someone with a false claim of criminal activity.

It’s become a dangerously popular revenge tactic in recent years used to disrupt the lives of anyone who’s been perceived to be offensive, to whomever.

Someone makes an off-color joke online, says something wildly offensive, or maybe there’s just a silly argument over a gamer handle…

The response from some to those committing these perhaps offensive, but at the end of the day harmless, online interactions have been to swat’em.

It sounds like it could be harmless fun that would scare the ever-living crap out of those who may have wronged you in some way, but the consequences related to swatting are serious, and sometimes deadly.

Make no mistake about it…swatting is attempted murder.

Alan Filion was allegedly actively selling these services.

No, he wasn’t selling the service of actually murdering someone.

But when the S.W.A.T. team arrives beating down the door of your perceived enemy, they can get overzealous, as S.W.A.T. teams occasionally do.

That’s a problem in and of itself.

They can often see a threat where perhaps a threat doesn’t exist.

And a misinterpretation of a threat can quickly result in death.

To be fair, S.W.A.T. teams have to concern themselves in those situations with potential threats around every unseen corner, and that could understandably make someone jumpy.

But the bottom line is, right or wrong, if the S.W.A.T. team sees a threat, or even something they perceive as a threat, they don’t try and talk the threat down.

They eliminate it.

Alan Filion, and the people who purchased his vile services, are well aware of this.

No, of course, they don’t want someone to die.

It’s all supposed to be a prank.

But if someone gets caught in the line of fire…well, sometimes things happen.

Shake it off.

People selling, and employing, these kinds of services are aware of this. They know getting swatted can result in irreversible harm, up to and including death.

And they commit these acts knowingly, under the assumed moral insulation of “technically I didn’t commit murder.”

But they did.

Alan Filion did.

And he knows it.

So do the people who purchased his malicious services.

This teen will be punished for his crimes, but the people who employed him are perhaps just as guilty.

The Gateway Pundit has more on this story:

California teen Alan Filion, a 17-year-old from California, was arrested and is now facing legal repercussions in Florida for his alleged involvement in a series of dangerous swatting incidents across the United States.

The Seminole County State Attorney’s Office announced that Filion was extradited to Florida on January 30 to face charges related to a swatting call made to a mosque, marking a significant development in a case that highlights the dangerous trend of swatting.

The incident in question involves a threatening call made to the Masjid Al Hayy Mosque in Sanford, Florida, in May 2023. Filion allegedly claimed he was armed with a handgun and explosives, intending to commit a mass shooting “in the name of Satan,” a claim underscored by the sound of gunfire played during the call. This hoax prompted a massive law enforcement response, with approximately 30 officers dispatched to the mosque.

Fox 35 Orlando also reported:

The teen’s arrest affidavit states that he has been offering to treat this like a job since 2021, offering to make swatting calls for money all over the country. Investigators captured an online post they said Filion made, offering to call 911 about a gas leak or fire for $40 or make a mass shooting or bomb threat for $75.

Court documents state that Filion has also called in swatting attacks on high schools, historically black colleges, and FBI buildings. They also claim he’s threatened to bomb military bases, the Pentagon, and more.



 

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