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Man Arrested In Facebook Extortion Plot

An Iowa man is charged with extortion after investigators say he threatened to release a sex video of a 19-year-old woman if she wouldn’t have sex and pay him money.

02/05/2014

St. Louis police charged Robert Metzinger with making terrorist threats.  (photo credit: myspace)

St. Louis Man Charged for Tweeting World Series Bomb Threat

St. Louis police arrested a 31-year-old social media manager for making terrorist threats as the Red Sox prepared to play the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

10/31/2013

East St. Louis Man Accused of Threatening to Shoot Children at School Bus stop

Police say 27-year-old Theron Hubbard sent nearly 300 text messages to the friend of his estranged wife, threatening to shoot the children.

03/09/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Akin Spokesperson Confirms Threats Against Congressman

“Akin has received threats of rape of his official staff, family and the Congressman himself along with suggestions that individuals should die.”

08/23/2012

Illinois Supreme Court

New Illinois Laws Target Sex Offenders, Synthetic Drugs

State will also be able to expel students who make online threats.

12/28/2011

waller

Husband of Missing Woman Accused of Threats Against In-Law

Clay Waller remains suspect in his estranged wife’s disappearance in June.

09/06/2011

Justice

Man Convicted of False Bomb Threat at Airport

Dorian Williams will be sentenced in October.

07/28/2011