Facebook exec gets SWATted

A man identified as a Facebook executive got SWATted on Tuesday night. The Palo Alto Daily Post reports that police, fire department and public safety agents swarmed the exec’s home in Palo Alto, California, in response to a hoax call from a man claiming to be him who said he’d shot his wife with an assault rifle, tied up his kids, put “pipe bombs all over the place,” and that he’d kill police or anyone else if they came near.

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