City police officer n oklahoma city police officer searched the building... an al?clear was given a few minutes later.
Among the other areas that received threats: new york city, miami, san francisco, washington ?c, and toronto.
In brookhaven in metro atlanta.
A threat came by phone.
Authorities there soon confirmed the threat was a hoax.
Mayor john ernst/ brookhaven "this is just the nature of the thing, so you know, you know, we just all need to not overreact to situations like this."
The ??i issued a statement reminding the public to "remain vigilant and to promptly report suspicious activities which could represent a threat to public safety."
It's investigating "the email stated a bomb had been placed in the building.
The email further requested 20,000 worth of bitcoins be deposted into an account."
Evacuations, fear and overall disruption throughout the ?s and canada.
This after bomb threat were emailed this is what the email threat looks like.
It includes phrases like "if it explodes, there will be many wounded people".
You can bet?
Those who received took it seriously.
Multiple businesses in our area also getting the email threat!
Kezi 9 news reporter jillian smukler joins us live to explain how it affected businesses in our yeah sean i spoke with eugene and springfield police this morning and they say they havent recieved any additional reports of email bomb threats overnight but yesterday this wasnt the case.
Yesterday eugene police and central lane 911 both received and responded to several reports of threats.
The emails demand a ransom of*bitcoin saying the payment will prevent the bombs from being set off.
Guaranty ?v and auto in junction city also received these threats and chose to evacuate.
Even though authorities say its all a hoax the owner says its better to play it safe than to be sorry.
"were glad we took the safe route even the odds of problem were slim you have to take the high road when it comes to protecting your employees and guests."
Junction city schools were placed on lockout due to the threat.
These threats have also been reported in portland, medford, hillsboro and m?min?ville.
Although police say these emails appear to be scams... so far there are no reports of actual bombs being found.
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