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Apparently the police seized his computers and cell phones. Absolutely zero chance there's no compromising information on those things, so it's really just a matter of time now. No wonder he's fundraising.

I had never heard of this person before, and just spent way too much time reading about him. When I first saw this article posted (on local news - this happened in my province), I took it at face value and I was pissed at the jackass rednecks always bumbling around, obfuscating the real issues, and emboldening the libfems. After reading more about this dude and how "persecuted" he has been, I'm assuming that he set this all up himself. As of now, he's collected almost 50 thousand dollars from his go fund me (to relocate?!). You know all of those people giving him money are kids. Puuuuke. https://www.gofundme.com/f/clara-sorrenti-keffals-moving-legal-fund?fbclid=IwAR2KNkXK1I651tR5nnQp6B4WjCSiUKdTu_QIljS24jx0rYBCJzOmO9_X1cA

[–] Korok 👹 problem? 4 points

I had never heard of this person before, and just spent way too much time reading about him.

You are now me about 6 months ago. Have fun!

[–] RawSienna 5 points Edited

Yep.

Edit: welp, if anyone’s interested in this person’s character, head on over to r/canada on Preddit and read the longer comment toward the bottom with the award.

[–] Lipsy i/just/can't 1 points

Yup. Grifters gna grift.

The gofundme started out at 20k, then he upped it to 30k, then 50k.

'Her brother spoke to London police in March to warn them that Sorrenti might become a victim of swatting.' Hmmmmmm.....

At first I felt really bad for Sorrenti, being swatted sounds absolutely horrible and I feel for anyone in that position.

But, if it was a troll swat and not a credible threat, why’d they take multiple electronic devices and retain them to analyze? Not saying that cops never overstep, or also it may just be prevention based on a potentially credible accusation, but hmmm….

[–] ProMoleratWaxer #1 Worst Poster 5 points

Biggest issue in getting swatted is your name? White guys insane

I know, eh? Here's some commentary from someone reposting the article:

Content warning Abuse towards a trans person This happened in London ON. I am absolutely disgusted. The police repeatedly dead-named her and kept calling her “him” and refused to use her legal name and proper pronouns. London, do better. Shame on you for being so disgustingly hateful and transphobic.

[–] FlorenceBlue 7 points Edited

Lol how could the police know anything other than his legal name? Either A) his lady name isn’t actually his legal name B) he has a history with police and so his former name was listed on CPIC….

Ms. Sorrenti was arrested as the investigation progressed, and later released without charges pending analysis of electronic devices seized. This investigation is ongoing and at this point in time we cannot provide a firm date as to when it will conclude.

Interesting, lets see how this develops...

A London, Ont.-based trans activist who's popular on the online platform Twitch says she fears for her life after police officers arrested her at gunpoint and took seriously a threat sent by someone trying to put her life in danger.

Clara Sorrenti, 28, says she was the victim of swatting — a practice involving someone calling in a threat to police, resulting in armed officers being sent to another person's home or work.

"The work I do is important and people thank me for doing it every day," Sorrenti told CBC News. "I think I'm still in shock, to be honest. When I saw the police gun pointed at me, I actually thought I was going to die. I've never been that terrified in my life."

Sorrenti goes by Keffals on Twitch, where people can broadcast themselves playing video games. She has more than 42,000 followers and now speaks about American anti-trans legislation and transgender rights. Sorrenti transitioned when she was a teen.

School threat swatting victim: 'They had assault rifles pointed at me' Sorrenti was a candidate for the Communist Party of Canada in the 2019 federal election.

"I get messages almost every day from trans people, especially young trans people, saying that I gave them courage, that they can be who they are," she said. "But people hate me and want to shut me up."

That online harassment has sometimes bled into the real world, Sorrenti said.

On Aug. 5, she said, she was in her apartment and awoken by a number of London police officers banging on her door. They produced a search warrant looking for a handgun, ammunition, firearm cartridges and cleaning tools, a gun case, cellphone and computer.

Threats to city councillors "The arresting officer pulled me into the hallway, pushed me against the wall, handcuffed me, told me what the charges were. They took me in and searched my apartment for eight hours," Sorrenti said.

Police also used her birth name, Sorrenti said, which isn't what she goes by now. Her former name is also on police documents, even though it is no longer her legal name.

London police said they were contacted on Aug. 5 by city hall officials about violent threats.

"Officers commenced an investigation, and through evidence obtained, were successful in obtaining judicial authority to search a residence" in the city, an officer told CBC News.

"Ms. Sorrenti was arrested as the investigation progressed, and later released without charges pending analysis of electronic devices seized. This investigation is ongoing and at this point in time we cannot provide a firm date as to when it will conclude."

Police told Sorrenti that someone had used her name and address to send threats to London city councillors and confess to a murder, which led to the police raid, she said. The person who wrote the threats also used the name she was given at birth, something that should have sent off alarm bells if police were sensitive to trans issues, Sorrenti said.

Man gets 20 years for deadly "swatting" hoax "No one in my life refers to me by that name. It's been a decade since anyone has done that. The only reason people might use it is to mock me, to try to take away my power and dignity."

Her brother spoke to London police in March to warn them that Sorrenti might become a victim of swatting, she said.

Similar threatening emails were sent on July 31 to politicians in Toronto.

She said Toronto police spoke to her and chalked the incident up to an attempted swatting. Toronto police told CBC News they have an open file and the incident is still under investigation.

Sorrenti wants police to get better training in how to treat transgender people. She has also set up an online fundraiser that has raised almost $32,000 in five hours. The money is to relocate, because someone with ill intentions has her address, Sorrenti said.