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Arrested a man who threatened to poison food in supermarkets

Extortion for ransom in cryptocurrency, in Italy, and abroad

09 June, 10:27
(ANSA) - TRIESTE, JUN 9 - He threatened to poison mineral waters and food products in supermarkets with injections of cyanide and rodenticide if he did not obtain payment of a ransom, demanded in cryptocurrency. For this reason, the Postal Police arrested a 47-year-old man from the province of Trieste at the request of the Rome Public Prosecutor's Office. The alleged extortion attempts against supermarkets, with the threat of poisoning water and food, enacted by a 47-year-old man from Trieste, were about 200 and also made against companies in Germany, France, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland. The news emerged from the investigation of the Rome Public Prosecutor's Office. (ANSA).

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