Ohio Gamer Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Fatal ‘Swatting’ Case

An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police.

  • Published 13 September 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police. Casey Viner, 19, of North College Hill, Ohio, also is restricted from gaming activity for two years during the two years he will be on supervised… Read at AP News