FBI Arrests Youtube User "Vets Hunting Cops" For Posting Online Threat

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A Colorado man has been arrested by FBI for posting an online threat about killing police officers on Youtube. Google contacted the FBI  San Francisco office on Dec. 17 to report a comment on a YouTube video with the username "Vets Hunting Cops."

The comment referring a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Missouri in August. The comment reads : "SINCE DARREN WILSON our group has killed 6 retired sheriffs and cops .. because of this event we will hunt two more in colorado this week ... for every innocent citizen that cops kill WE, VETERANS WILL KILL RETIRED HELPLESS COPS."

Jeremiah M. Perez, the man behind the offensive youtube comment has been arrested by the FBI at Colorado Springs. Special Agent Thomas Ravenelle said "The perceived anonymity of the Internet will not serve as a shield for espousing violence."

Source: Reuters

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