The Latest in IT Security

Man arrested after allegedly pledging to shoot a passerby for 100 retweets

14
Mar
2014

A 20-year-old Los Angeles man has been arrested after he allegedly threatened to shoot someone walking down the street in exchange for 100 retweets on Twitter, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The Los Angeles Times reports that the man, Dakkari Dijon McAnuff, posted a photo on Twitter showing a rifle pointed out at the street with the caption 100 [retweets] and Ill shoot someone walking. After being alerted to the photo, police tracked McAnuff down at his home in downtown LA and arrested him on suspicion of making criminal threats. McAnuffs Twitter account has been deleted. Threats on Twitter have resulted in arrests in Spain, the United Kingdom, and Kuwait, among other places.

Comments are closed.

Categories

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2020
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments