The Israeli-American man accused of masterminding more than 200 bomb threats and hoax phone calls to Jewish community centers and schools setting off a wave of panic in the U.S. and across the world — allegedly offered his services on the “dark web” for a fee.
Jerusalem – Israel’s Justice Ministry reportedly has denied a U.S. Justice Department request to extradite the Israeli-American teen charged with making threats against Jewish community centers throughout the United States.
The bitcoin account of the Israeli teenager suspected of calling in false bomb threats to Jewish organizations in the U.S. and elsewhere is worth millions of shekels, according to Israeli police, increasing suspicions that the youth received payment for providing services.
An Israeli-American teen who is suspected of being behind a string of fake bomb threats directed at U.S. Jewish community centers and other targets worldwide was ordered by an Israeli judge on Thursday to remain in detention for another week.
The Israeli-American teenager suspected of being behind the recent bomb threats to JCCs and other American Jewish institutions reportedly made more than 1,000 threatening phone calls over the past two years.
Iraeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen Michael Kaydar suspected of calling in the JCC bomb threats after US President Donald Trump sent over a team of 12 FBI agents to Israel in recent weeks.
The Israeli-American suspected of perpetrating more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish institutions used technologies including Google Voice, a call forwarding service, and Bitcoin, a digital currency, to make the threats.
New York – Literally within seconds of the news of the arrest in Israel of an Israeli-American teenager for the bulk of the JCC bomb threats, Twitter lit up with Jewish anxiety.
A teenager with dual US-Israeli citizenship who allegedly made hundreds of false bomb threats over the years to Jewish community centers around the world may have been paid for foreign entities to do so, Channel 2 reported Thursday night.
WASHINGTON – US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday the arrest in Israel of a suspect in bomb threats made to American Jewish centers reflected the government’s determination not to tolerate hate crimes.