Neo-Nazi Arrested Over Threats to Jews and to Penn. Governor

Denton Record Chronicle
Article Source: Denton Record Chronicle

Article Source: Denton Record Chronicle

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf addresses supporters before former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally. Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images
  • Anthony Hammer, of Denton, Texas, has been charged with making interstate threats to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) after sending an email threatening violence against Jews and expressing antisemitic views.
  • Hammer’s Denton rental home was searched by FBI agents, who found numerous shirts and hats displaying Nazi and antisemitic messages and symbols, as well as assault rifles, body armor and other weapons.
  • Handwritten notes in a spiral notebook found during the search revealed Hammer’s anti-government, anti-vaccination, and white supremacist sentiments, including a desire to harm law enforcement officers and burn Washington D.C.
  • Hammer has a history of run-ins with law enforcement, including previous charges of assaulting a police officer and bribery, and he is also accused of threatening to murder Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, who is Jewish. Read More

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