Encino man pleads guilty to making violent threats against newspaper

By City News Service

An Encino man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges for making violent threats against Boston Globe employees last summer in retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response to political attacks on the media.

Robert D. Chain, 68, pleaded guilty in Boston to seven counts of making threatening communications in interstate commerce. U.S. District Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing for Sept. 23, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts.

On Aug. 10, the Boston Globe announced that it was requesting that other newspaper publications around the country publish a coordinated editorial response to political attacks on the media. The editorial response was [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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