She revealed in a second attack she revealed in a second attack by Canadian Twitch streamer and political commentator Clara “Keffals” Sorrenti. August 18 video on YouTube.
On August 5, Sorrenti was the target of a mortal danger swatting attack That led to the London, Ontario police wrongly arresting her, holding an assault rifle to her face and repeatedly using her dead name, which she legally changed. for the first time a decade ago. After describing the attack in a August 9 video on YouTube, Sorrenti and her fiancé move to a hotel that should be safe. But members of the fiercely hateful forum Kiwi Farms continued to stalk using an innocuous photo of her cat lying in bed to compromise its location.
“My harassers spent hours cross-referencing bed sheets with other local hotels until they found a match,” she said in the video. “The next morning, five different pizza companies sent pizza to my hotel room in my dead name. Obviously, the problem isn’t the pizzas – it’s the threat they pose, that they know where I live and are willing to act on it in the real world. “
On August 14, the Hate Crimes Department at the London Police Service informed Sorrenti that they were investigating the pizza “prank” as criminal harassment. The new development is “part of a multi-jurisdictional investigation between London Police, Toronto Police and Durham Regional Police to track down who stole my identity,” Sorrenti said. and used it to weaponize the London Police Service’s emergency response team to horrify me at my worst, and even kill me at my worst. “
She also revealed that, on July 31, Sergeant Nathan Gibson of the Toronto Police Department called her about a fight in Toronto that left an Italian man named C. Sorrenti with a messy house.
“The [Kiwi Farms] users narrowed my address down to one in London, Ontario and one in Toronto, Ontario,” Sorrenti said. “Police sent SWAT teams to addresses in both of those cities, including my home, because the emails on my behalf were sent to local politicians threatening to commit violence. series. Since then, I have spoken to an elderly Italian man who shares my last name and lives at a naturalized address in Toronto. He has nothing to do with this and innocent people are being hurt in an attempt to hurt me. This needs to stop.”
London Police Chief Steve Williams personally phoned Sorrenti to apologize for the brutal, anaerobic treatment she received on August 5, which Sorrenti said she would not accept. “unless he and the London Police Service are willing to work with me to the best of their ability to catch the fraudster and who have provided all the information the fraudster needs to mobilize the counterattack team.” London Police Department emergency response to try to harm me. “
Kotaku Contacted Sorrenti for comment. She did not say in her video if the London Police Service provided her information, but, on August 18, the Canadian news network Global News retrieve and release emails sent to London city councilors that prompted the August 5 event. The network described the email as having “many red flags” and apparently yes. In it, its unknown author clumsily describes the plan to “go out into town hall and shoot every cis person I see with a gun I bought illegally,” using used Sorrenti’s dead name and misspelled her last name as “Sorrenti”.
Although Sorrenti said her brother asked London police in March if their family could be put on a “do not run” list, Deputy Police Chief Trish McIntyre said. Global News that the Service’s display of force at Sorrenti’s residence was “in this case, with that threat… the appropriate response.”
London Police Service refused KotakuRequest my comment in addition to emailing the link to Chief Williams’ August 11 Apology Statement and wrote, “as this is currently an open and active criminal investigation, London Police will not be commenting further on the matter.”
But while the London Police work to accomplish what Sorrenti calls Sheriff Williams'”[vow] to catch the vandals”, she encouraged all who watched her video to help create a “national and international discussion” about the terrorist members of the Kiwi Farms forums continuing to plan.
“This is the only way you can help me, as well as honor the likes of Julie Terryberry, Chloe Sagal, and David Kirk Ginder Sorrenti said.
The description of Sorrenti’s August 18 video links to a substantial set of press materials, one of which is a 28-page document from an anonymous writer “Introduce” to the public the threats posed by Kiwi Farms.
“I can’t stress this enough,” said the anonymous writer. “Doxing is not the main issue here — it is a problem, but […] it does not address the root cause of KiwiFarms, a forum dedicated to stalking and harassment. “
Sorrenti’s press kit also includes screenshots of how the Kiwi Farms stalkers exactly locate her apartment, how are they? found her hotel roomheavy death threat they regularly post, sort posts Toronto swatting has an unrelated C. Sorrenti caught in cross-chairs, and an interview Clara did with another C. Sorrenti.
Sorrenti describes herself as currently “hidden”, and since the second incident of potentially deadly harassment, has been forced to live in the circle of AirBnB, using a virtual private network (VPN) to shield your location and blue screen to prevent matching furniture from leading to second attack. She will soon resume regular Twitch streaming, using a mobile streaming setup to do so safely. She is currently accepting GoFundMe donations for help with legal fees and Sign up for Patreon to help pay her employees.
Near the end of the latest video, Sorrenti says, “The reaction to what happened to me was overwhelming. There was a tremendous amount of support and news of what had happened to me spread internationally. No matter how much I’ve been through, seeing all that support made me feel significantly less alone during one of the most stressful periods of my life.”
“I just want you all to know that I never intended to back down. I will never go far. I will continue to fight. As I said in an interview with Global News [in the aftermath of getting swatted]If they really want to stop me, next time, they’d better get the police to pull the trigger, because I’m getting nowhere. “