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FBI identified one suspect in bomb threat calls at HBCUs

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A person under 18 was responsible for making a series of “racially motivated threats” against historically Black colleges and universities earlier this year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.The FBI said that the suspect made dozens of bomb threats in January and February at HBCUs across the country. More Local NewsMore National NewsMore Education NewsA number of HBCUs in the D.C. region were targeted, including Howard University…
Published 3 months ago · Washington, United States

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FBI: Dozens of HBCU threats linked to one juvenile; suspect prosecuted in state court as minor

The threats earlier this year launched a wide-ranging domestic terror inquiry involving 30 FBI field offices.

3 months ago·United States
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Most threats against HBCUs this year linked to one minor, FBI says

Officials said the person, linked to menacing messages about 50 institutions, is now under government monitoring and restrictions to prevent further threats.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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FBI: Minor targeted HBCUs, including Morgan State and Coppin State, with racially motivated threats

A minor has been identified as being responsible for many racially-motivated threats of violence targeting Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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FBI identifies one suspect in bomb threat calls at HBCUs

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that the agency has zeroed in on one suspect following a string of bomb threats at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) made earlier this year. The surge in bomb threats started Jan. 5, when Howard University and seven other historically Black institutions were targeted.  By February, 17 different…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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FBI confirms a single juvenile suspect behind most bomb threats to dozens of HBCUs

WASHINGTON — The FBI has officially announced that a single minor youth is the main suspect in most racially motivated bomb threats to dozens of Historically Black Colleges and Universities earlier this year that terrorized students. The FBI in a statement on Monday did not release any further details — only that the individual is under 18 — but said the agency is working with state prosecutors to “hold the minor accountable.” “Given the feder…

3 months ago·United States
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Juvenile responsible for bomb threats made to HBCUs, including ones in NC

One person is responsible for bomb threats called in at historically black colleges and universities, according to FBI Director Christopher Wray.

3 months ago·Raleigh, United States
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