Joke to Hijack plane and "kill Obama" gets man in trouble. Funny or Not ?
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A purported practical joke on a colleague that threatened a plane hijacking and the assassination of President Barack Obama has landed a Utah man in trouble with federal authorities.
Federal prosecutors say Jeremiah Hill placed a letter or note containing the threats inside a colleague's travel case while both were working at Hill Air Force Base, just north of Salt Lake City, last August.
"1 - Hijack Plane, 2 - Kill Obama," the note read, according to court papers filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.
Security Administration screeners found the note during a baggage check
before Hill's friend boarded a Delta Airlines flight to Arizona,
launching an FBI investigation.
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