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‘Sick attempt to terrorize my family:’ Florida Sen. Rick Scott says his home in Naples was ‘swatted’

NAPLES, Fla. — Florida Sen. Rick Scott said his home in Naples was “swatted” on Wednesday night, the latest case in a line of Republican lawmakers who’ve had fake 911 calls to their homes.

“Swatting” occurs when someone calls authorities to someone else’s house based on a fake emergency.

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Scott posted on X about the incident, calling it “a sick attempt to terrorize my family.”

Action News Jax’s sister station WSB-TV in Atlanta reports that four Georgia Republicans received “swatting” calls earlier this week.

One of those was against U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, who said she was the victim of a swatting attempt on Christmas Day.

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