14-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Tweeting Threat to American Airlines
A 14-year-old girl "pretending to be a member of Al Qaeda" was arrested after sending a tweet in which she threatened American Airlines.
According to CNBC, the teen sent the tweet under the username "Sarah@Demetriax_." It said, "[H]ello my name is Ibrahim and I'm from Afghanistan. I'm part of Al Qaeda and on June 1st I'm going to do something really big bye."
In response, American Airlines tweeted: "Sarah, we take these threats very seriously. Your IP address and details will be forwarded to security and the FBI."
The teen has now been arrested by Dutch Police. "A police spokesman in the Dutch city of Rotterdam [said] the girl voluntarily reported to the police station and was arrested on the advice of prosecutors at mid-afternoon [on April 14th]."
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