“Anonymous” Gets 6 Months for NFL Stadium Attack Hoax

June 6, 2008 at 2:24 am (Scientology) (, )

A former Wisconsin grocery clerk must serve six months in federal prison for making bogus Internet postings warning of terrorist attacks against NFL stadiums, a judge ruled Thursday.

“People have to know they can’t go around posting these things on the Internet,” U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares said, adding that it scares the public and can expose weaknesses in security responses.

Jake Brahm, 22, must also serve six months under house arrest following his prison term, but a fine was waived.

He faced a prison term of six to 12 months under federal sentencing guidelines. His lawyer had sought probation.

Brahm said the postings were not meant to be taken seriously and were at a Web site, http://www.4chan.org, that is “outrageous.” … more at the source

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