• Minneapolis man pleads guilty to mailing threat to mosque

    One year ago - By The Seattle Times

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for writing and mailing a threatening letter to a mosque. The U.S. Department of Justice says 57-year-old Daniel George Fisher entered his plea Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright accepted Fisher's plea. According to the guilty plea, in [...]
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  • Mpls. Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening To ‘Blow Up' Mosque

    One year ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - A 57-year-old Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to sending a threatening letter to an Islamic Center, according to the United States Attorney's Office.
    Daniel Fisher pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs, which is a federal hate crime.
    Authorities say on Sept. 30, 2015, the Tawfiq Islamic Center received an anonymous handwritten letter, which threatened to “blow up your building with all you immigrants in it” along with other racist and derogatory commentary.
    According to Fisher's guilty plea, FBI agents interviewed him on June 14...
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