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Rochester man indicted for threatening Obama

A federal grand jury has returned a one-count indictment charging Christopher Ludwig, 30, of Rochester, with threats against President Barack Obama.

The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Tiffany H. Lee, Ludwig is accused of calling the Monroe County Board of Elections in April 2012 and telling an employee “I am going to kill him” in reference to the president of the United States.

The indictment is the culmination of an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service.

 

 

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