The man is also accused of threatening the toy company Hasbro after it rebranded Mr. Potato Head to just “Potato Head.”
Online, he went by names like “WantedbyFeds” and “Hacker_R_US,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office that prosecuted him.
Long Beach police declined to specify exactly what event the threat targeted, but the timing coincides with a rally at Long Beach City College for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
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Police said the first social media post referencing potential threats during Long Beach Pride was made earlier this month.