Florida Student Pleads Guilty For Posting Facebook Threat To Kill President Obama

Posted on May 24 2012 - 5:21am by Editorial Staff

Now this is called as a misuse of technology: A college student has pleaded guilty to posting threatening messages against the Barack Obama on Facebook on his own Facebook wall: “If anyones going to UM to see Obama today, get ur phones out and record. Cause at any moment im gonna put a bullet through his head and u don’t wanna miss that! Youtube!”

Joaquin Amador Serrapio Jr, 20, could get up to five years in federal prison for pleading guilty to a single count of threatening to kill or harm the president, but likely will get less time, said his attorney Alan Ross. Sentencing is set for 22 August before US district judge Marcia Cooke.

Serrapio’s lawyer said that the college student didn’t actually intend to hurt the president but instead, “He wanted to get a reaction from political supporters of President Obama,” according to the Guardian.

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