A California man who sent an FCC chairman Ajit Pai by email and threatened to kill his children in 2017. was sentenced to 20 months in prison
Markar Man, 33, was arrested last year at his Norwalk residence in California, where FBI representatives recovered the digital evidence he threatened to preside over the lives of President's children. Prosecutors said the man was upset about Pai's decision to abolish the rules of neutrality of the FCC Obama network.
In June last year, a federal case was brought against Markar in the eastern part of Virginia. September. He admitted guilty. In 20 months, including his lifetime, he was sentenced to three years of supervised release.
Even after he found guilty who gave him a reduced sentence under US guidelines, Markara had been in jail for more than four years. His criminal record states that the "letter of the President of the Court" was included in the report prepared by the probation officer. It is not clear what the letter said
. President Pai did not immediately respond to the request for comments.
Court records show that in 2017 In December after the FCC voted to abolish the rules on net neutrality, Markara wrote to the Pai government. Email address several times. Earlier in the days, commissions were forced to evacuate due to another person's bomb threat.
In a letter dated December 20, Markar wrote, "I have found your children and I will kill them." The letter also contained the names and addresses of the three schools in Arlington, Virginia. But none of them were children of Pai.
We'll send you an email in a few minutes. In a letter, Markara added a picture of the chairman, with his wife and children facing up.
When FBI searched for his home, Markara tried to erase data from his phone by initiating a factory reset and then lied about it, agents said. However, during the poll he allowed to send an email. Emails.
He also wrote a letter of apology to Pai, according to court records stating: "I'm sorry I threatened your children. It crosses the line. I hope you will change your opinion on net neutrality.
After Markara found guilty in September, Pai thanked the Department of Justice, the FBI and the FCC security officers for protecting their family. "I am very grateful for everything they did to be safe," he said.