Apex Legends Streamer and professional esports player for TSM, Philippe ‘Imperialhall’ Dossen, has been streamed live on Twitch.
The incident happened on July 30 when Dosen was streaming the free-to-play battle royale game to his viewers on Twitch. The entire ordeal was caught live until streamers were ordered to stop broadcasting (via) dexerto,
The Twitch clip shows Dossen playing a ranked game with his squad — even garnering the title of kill leader — when a police officer knocks loudly on the door off-screen. Tapping on his shoulder tells him that they have entered his house and proceeds to ask. streamer to close the streamer.
Swatting is a major problem in the live streaming community and occurs when a viewer calls the streamer’s local police station and falsely reports the content creator to be “swatted” by authorities.
The VOD was not removed and the clip is still available to watch below:
Dosen looked concerned but quickly followed the officer’s orders. After a few minutes, the streamer Returned and informed about his chat and his Apex Legends squad that he was swat.
One of his companions, Ivan Verhulst, asked: “Have you swooped over your house before there?” To which Dossen replied, “Yes, this is the third time.”
The dreamer said: “They [the police officers] Told me I should do something about it, but what should I do? I can’t really do anything about it.”
last, Incidents of swatting have claimed innocent lives And there remains an unsolved problem in the streaming scene. Some of the most popular streamers on Twitch, such as xQc and Summit1g, have been SWAT multiple times in the past and publicly condemned the act.