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Barrow County man sentenced for threatening FBI

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - An Auburn man was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court for threatening to blow up FBI buildings across the country.

Michael Robert DeJong, 24, was sentenced to serve 1 year in federal prison for using the internet to send a message to the FBI via the threat/complaint page of the agency's website. In addition to the 1 year sentence, DeJong will be on 3 years of supervised release, according to the sentence handed down by Judge William C. O'Kelley.

According to United States Attorney David Nahmias and other information presented in court, on February 4, 2009, DeJong, identifying himself as â
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