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Streamer ICE_POSEIDON raided by FBI following “spoofed” bomb threats

Published: 20/Mar/2019 21:56 Updated: 21/Mar/2019 1:42

by Virginia Glaze

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Popular IRL streamer ICE_POSEIDON is known for the outrageous hijinks that occur during his broadcasts and his latest debacle has landed him in unwanted hot water.

According to Drama Alert host Daniel ‘KEEMSTAR’ Keem, ICE_POSEIDON’s ‘CX Network’ streaming house was raided by the FBI in a five-hour search in late March.

KEEMSTAR claimed that sources in the house confirmed the raid, and stated that all of ICE’s computers, phones, and other technology had been confiscated by law enforcement.

“Just confirmed with sources in the house ICE_POSIEDON was raided by the FBI for 5 hours!” KEEM wrote of the situation on March 20. “They took all Ice’s computers, etc.”

POSEIDON himself may have commented on the matter in a Tweet posted the day prior, writing, “Can’t exactly go live today, something has come up, I apologize but I might be going somewhere soon.”

Later in the day on March 20, KEEMSTAR posted a new episode of his popular ‘Drama Alert’ show on YouTube where he detailed that the raid was actually due to his phone number being “spoofed” and used to make numerous bomb threats. 

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This raid comes just weeks after he was embroiled in another controversy following a discussion about his business model for ‘scuffed.com’ – which some viewers likened to that of a ‘Ponzi Scheme.’

“For the investors to make their money back, we grow the company to a certain point, then we have other investors come in, they invest their money as well,” POSEIDON said. “Then when we get more than $2 million invested, the other investors will get their $2 million back.”

While POSEIDON later denied that his model was in any way similar to a Ponzi scheme, critics continued to speculate the issue, with the likes of popular Twitch streamer ‘Destiny’ theorizing that he was defrauding scuffed’s investors.

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Daequan’s first tweet after 6-month hiatus sparks hope for Twitch return

Published: 27/Nov/2020 5:39

by Andrew Amos

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Daequan ‘Daequan’ Loco has broken his six-month social media silence in time for Thanksgiving. While the tweet was short and sweet, it has given fans of the former TSM Fortnite star hope for a potential return to Twitch.

Daequan has practically disappeared from the public eye in 2020. He vowed that he’d try to return to Twitch by January 2020 after taking time off to focus on his health, but hasn’t made an appearance on the platform since December 2019.

On top of that, he’s gone quiet on socials, not posting anything since March. While he has moved in with long-time friend and former duo Hamlinz in the meantime, there wasn’t any indication he was coming back to streaming.

However, Daequan has finally broken his silence to give thanks to his fans on Thanksgiving, and tell everyone that he is getting along just fine.

“Feeling better than I have in years. Always thankful,” the short message red, with a selfie of the streamer.

The tweet has gone viral, with over 100,000 fans liking the tweet, and many of his contemporaries sending him messages of support, including TimtheTatman, NICKMERCS, and Classify.

Daequan’s eight-word return has also managed to spark hope in his fanbase of a potential return to streaming. No matter whether it’s Fortnite, or a new game that’s come out in his absence like Valorant, Daequan’s fans are itching to see him back on the platform.

There is potential for a return. Hamlinz has been a bit more active on social media, and Tfue even tried to get him to turn on the stream ⁠— even if just for a day.

No matter what though, Daequan is taking things at his own pace. He’s still on that journey to better health, and will return in his own time when he believes it’s right.

Fans of Daequan will be hoping it’s not another six months until we hear from the TSM Fortnite star again, but only time will tell if he actually commits to returning to streaming.