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Nationwide email bomb threats turn out to be an elaborate extortion hoax

CBS News Friday, 14 December 2018
Nationwide email bomb threats turn out to be an elaborate extortion hoaxFederal investigators are trying to figure out who made a wave of bomb threats across the U.S. and parts of Canada. It turned out to be an elaborate extortion hoax. The email threats demanded $20,000 payments in bitcoin. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Federal investigators are trying to figure out who made a wave of bomb threats across the U.S. and parts of Canada. It turned out to be an elaborate extortion hoax. The email threats demanded $20,000 payments in bitcoin. Jeff Pegues reports.

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