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Travis Ford pleads guilty to threatening elections official on Instagram

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A Nebraska man pleaded guilty Thursday on accusations that he threatened the elections official over social media last yearcelebrating first belief for task of the Ministry of Justice force charged with protection of poll workers.

Federal authorities said 42-year-old Travis Ford of Lincoln, Nebraska, posted several hostile messages on Instagram page linked with in official, who was not named in ministry of justice news release.

“Do you feel safe? You should not. Do you think Soros will be able/protect you?” Ford wrote in one A post from August 2021, apparently referring to Democratic mega-donor George Soros, who topic for a long time of false conspiracies by far-right and anti-Semitic groups.

In another message, Ford wrote: “Your security is too small and incompetent to protect you. This world unpredictable these days… anyone”. He is due to be sentenced on October 6 and faces up up to two years in prison— reported in the Ministry of Justice.

“The Department of Justice will not tolerate unlawful threats of violence against public officials,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said. in statement. “Threats of violence against election officials are dangerous for peoplex safety and dangerous for our democracy.”

Election officials say they are afraid for their personal safety: ‘We in harm way’

In July 2021, the Department of Justice launched a task force led by Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco aimed at combating threats of violence against electoral workers, part of broader efforts to ensure right to vote. In memo to federal prosecutors, Monaco cited ‘significant growth’ in number of threats against survey workers.

Exercise force charged at least two other people with crimes.

federal prosecutors in January indicts Texas man with the threat of elections, etc. government officials in Georgia, claiming to be Chad Christopher Stark, 54, posted message on Craigslist on January 5, 2021, stating that “the time has come kill” official whose name is not given in court documents.

In the same week, Giergi Luka Yongcai, 50, of Las Vegas was indicted after allegedly speaking about the election official she was going to fuck —— die” for stealing the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump is propaganda false Conspiracy theory of widespread electoral fraud promoted by Trump and his allies without evidence.

In Ford’s case, the federal authorities said he also posted related posts on Related Instagram Pages with President Biden and others public figure.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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