Man Accused of Threatening Prospective City Council Candidate
Florida man accused of threatening prospective City Council candidate
A Florida man was arrested Wednesday and charged with making racially motivated threats against a prospective Charlottesville City Council candidate that interfered with the electoral process.
Daniel McMahon, 31, of Brandon, Florida, was indicted by a grand jury in U.S. District Court on Monday on four counts: willful interference with a candidate for elective office; bias-motivated interference with a candidate for elective office; threats to injure in interstate commerce; and cyberstalking. The indictment was unsealed Wednesday following McMahon’s arrest.
McMahon is believed to also goes by the name “Jack Corbin” online, a name used to target reporters and activists with threats via Twitter and Gab in the past.