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DOJ: People Who Deliberately Spread Coronavirus May Face Federal Terrorism Charges
GP ^ | 03/25/20 | Cassandra Fairbanks

Posted on 03/26/2020 1:06:35 AM PDT by Enlightened1

The Department of Justice has announced that people who deliberately spread the coronavirus may face federal terrorism charges for “purposeful exposure and infection.”

In a memo to law enforcement agency chiefs and US attorneys, Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said that “because coronavirus appears to meet the statutory definition of a ‘biological agent’… such acts potentially could implicate the Nation’s terrorism-related statutes.”

Rosen wrote that “we have seen an unfortunate array of criminal activity related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Capitalizing on this crisis to reap illicit profits or otherwise preying on Americans is reprehensible and will not be tolerated.

The memo continues on to say that he is writing to inform them of schemes that have been reported, including plots to purposely infect Americans with the virus. He did not say if any successful attempts to do this have actually been reported.

“Threats or attempts to use COVID-19 as a weapon against Americans will not be tolerated,” Rosen asserted.

The Hill has reported that a 50-year-old New Jersey man named George Falcone was charged with making a terroristic threat for

According to a report by The Hill, New Jersey local George Falcone, 50, was charged on Tuesday with making a terroristic threat for coughing on a Wegmans grocery store employee after claiming to have the virus. He is now facing up to seven years in prison and a maximum fine of $26,000.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: coronavirus; deliberately; doj; lickerstore; spread
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1 posted on 03/26/2020 1:06:35 AM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

The food and toilet lickers are going to be so upset.....


2 posted on 03/26/2020 1:07:45 AM PDT by Enlightened1
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An overstepped threat imo but hopefully it will stop some of the shenanigans


3 posted on 03/26/2020 1:19:56 AM PDT by rb22982
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To: Enlightened1

but HIV killers are A-OK


4 posted on 03/26/2020 1:21:37 AM PDT by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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To: Enlightened1

You can still intentionally spread HIV in California!


5 posted on 03/26/2020 1:21:49 AM PDT by jarwulf
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Wanna stop this crap? Cut out their tongues. Only gotta do this once on national TV.


6 posted on 03/26/2020 1:54:04 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: Cobra64

Not politically correct or acceptable. Get with the program, kkthx. gg. /s


7 posted on 03/26/2020 2:14:29 AM PDT by cranked
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Terrorism? Really?

DOJ flexing its muscles on idiots instead of prosecuting the real scumbags in the adjoining offices.


8 posted on 03/26/2020 2:35:46 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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You can still intentionally spread HIV in California!

In Texas, you are prosecuted for aggravated assault just for knowingly exposing anyone else to HIV. It's a 2nd second degree felony. I bet they go after some of those coronavirus party crashers under the same law.

9 posted on 03/26/2020 2:52:36 AM PDT by eastexsteve
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it’s a crime in NY too though not as high level as when they didn’t have the cocktail for it.


10 posted on 03/26/2020 3:01:51 AM PDT by dp0622 (Radicals, racists my curseoint fingers at me I'm a small town white boy Just tryin to make ends meet)
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To: Cobra64

Naa, That might kill them. Just saw their front teeth off with a hack saw. Betcha that would be painful.


11 posted on 03/26/2020 3:45:57 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Slo-Joe Biden... puts the Dem in Dementia.)
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To: Enlightened1

Watch out that the slippery slope of this DOJ definition does not slide down to permitting arrests for merely being out and about and not on “essential personal business”, infected or not.


12 posted on 03/26/2020 4:26:42 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: jarwulf

That is because in California HIV is also called “The Gift”.


13 posted on 03/26/2020 4:27:22 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Enlightened1

Good grief. This over reaction has gone too far.


14 posted on 03/26/2020 4:34:15 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn....)
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To: Enlightened1

The real terrorists run the DOJ.


15 posted on 03/26/2020 4:35:58 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn....)
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To: Enlightened1

What about intent?


16 posted on 03/26/2020 4:46:59 AM PDT by Mashood
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Too bad, so sad.

Let them pay for their stupidity.

Stupid people have been insulated from the consequence so their stupidity for far too long in this country.

It’s time to get back to normal and let them reap what they sow.


17 posted on 03/26/2020 5:13:50 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: Enlightened1

Include the CCP of China.


18 posted on 03/26/2020 6:03:53 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: Enlightened1

How about the flu or common cold viruses? Do we just shoot those people?


19 posted on 03/26/2020 6:41:19 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Have!)
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Next up, witches! We need to stop them! Bring back the dunking ponds!


20 posted on 03/26/2020 6:41:57 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Have!)
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