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Bomb Threats to Jewish Centers, Schools Were Really a Dark Web Moneymaking Hoax ‒ FBI

PHOTO: RT/Bryan Woolston/Reuters

9 August 2017

RUSSIA TODAY — Federal authorities believe the American-Israeli teen charged with making more than 100 bomb threats to Jewish community centers (JCCs) in the US was selling his services on the dark web for as little as $30 a job.

Jewish teenager Michael Ron David Kadar was behind bomb threats against Jewish communities in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. PHOTO: Avshalom Sassoni

Michael Ron David Kadar, 19, was arrested in March and later charged in Israel with 28 counts of threatening calls and false information. Israeli prosecutors said he was behind more than 100 bomb threats to JCCs and more than 2,000 threatening calls to schools, airports, police stations, malls and other targets over a span of two years.

According to a newly unsealed search warrant, Israeli National Police found a 128GB thumb drive attached to Kadar’s computer in his room that allegedly contained “files indicating Kadar’s knowledge of and involvement in the threatening email and telephone call scheme.” […]

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