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Nationwide bomb threats were an extortion hoax, officials say

CBS News Friday, 14 December 2018
Nationwide bomb threats were an extortion hoax, officials sayA wave of bomb threats prompted a widespread police response Thursday, after schools and businesses across the U.S. received emails demanding $20,000 in Bitcoin payments. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with more on the investigation.
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A wave of bomb threats prompted a widespread police response Thursday, after schools and businesses across the U.S. received emails demanding $20,000 in Bitcoin payments. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with more on the investigation.

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