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Victims of celebrity 'swatting'

By Stephanie Goldberg, CNN
January 23, 2013 -- Updated 1905 GMT (0305 HKT)
Comedian Russell Brand's Hollywood home is reportedly the latest target of celebrity "swatting," in which false 911 calls are made reporting incidents at celebrities' homes. <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/08/showbiz/russell-brand-swatted/index.html?hpt=hp_c3'>Los Angeles police went to Brand's home</a> at 3:35 p.m. on Monday, April 8, in response to a call about an armed man being at his residence, but determined it was a "fraudulent call." The officer who responded said she didn't know if Brand was home at the time. Comedian Russell Brand's Hollywood home is reportedly the latest target of celebrity "swatting," in which false 911 calls are made reporting incidents at celebrities' homes. Los Angeles police went to Brand's home at 3:35 p.m. on Monday, April 8, in response to a call about an armed man being at his residence, but determined it was a "fraudulent call." The officer who responded said she didn't know if Brand was home at the time.
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Victims of celebrity 'swatting'
Rihanna
Chris Brown
Kim Kardashian
Tom Cruise
Charlie Sheen
Justin Bieber
Ashton Kutcher
Miley Cyrus
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