A 19-year-old Las Vegas teen is expected to appear in court Monday, days after being arrested in connection to a July swatting incident in suburban Illinois.
Brandon Wilson Will County state’s attorney’s office
Brandon Wilson, who goes by the online handle “Famed God,” was arrested Thursday in Nevada and faces an extradition hearing to determine whether he should be sent to face hacking and other charges. Illinois prosecutors said there was evidence on his computers about the July 10 swatting incident, in which he allegedly reported a murder to Naperville’s emergency 911 line. The SWAT team responded, but the call was a hoax.
The Chicago-Sun Times said that, in addition to the Naperville incident, the suspect’s computers held evidence “of similar incidents across the country.”
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