‘Swatter’ Gets Five Years Jailtime

‘Swatter’ Gets Five Years Jailtime

Jason Allen Neff, who last year pleaded guilty to a variety of crimes related to his role in a group who thought “swatting/” was a fun time, has this month been sentenced for his crimes. He’ll be spending five years in a federal prison.

Neff was arrested back in 2011 (for crimes dating back a few years earlier), and has been in custody ever since. He was part of a group, along with six others, who spent years manipulating caller ID tech to call in swatting hoaxes. The other members were all arrested and sentenced between 2008-09.

CBSDFW reports that Neff – suspected of having been an online troublemaker since the 1990s – will also have to pay $US79,440 in restitution.

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