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Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:10 PM

Man Faces Terror Charge After Allegedly Coughing At Worker, Then Saying He's Infected

A New Jersey man has been charged with making terroristic threats after allegedly coughing in the direction of a local supermarket employee and claiming he suffered from the coronavirus. The state's attorney general, Gurbir Grewal, announced the charges against George Falcone, 50, on Tuesday.

Here's how his office explains what happened at a Wegmans supermarket on Sunday evening:
"The employee was concerned that Falcone was standing too close to her and an open display of prepared foods, so she requested that he step back as she covered the food. Instead, Falcone allegedly stepped forward to within 3 feet of her, leaned toward her, and purposely coughed. He allegedly laughed and said he was infected with the coronavirus. Falcone subsequently told two other employees they are lucky to have jobs."

In addition to the third-degree terrorist threats charge, the attorney general's office has also accused Falcone, 50, of harassment and obstructing law or other governmental functions. All told, Grewal says the man now faces the possibility of more than six years in state prison and thousands of dollars in fines.

"These are extremely difficult times in which all of us are called upon to be considerate of each other ó not to engage in intimidation and spread fear, as alleged in this case," Grewal said in a statement. "We must do everything we can to deter this type of conduct and any similar conduct that harms others during this emergency."

https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/03/25/821371963/man-faces-terror-charge-after-allegedly-coughing-toward-worker-citing-virus

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left-of-center2012 Mar 25 OP
pat_k Mar 25 #1
MagickMuffin Mar 25 #2
Luciferous Mar 25 #3
Flaleftist Mar 25 #4
yonder Mar 25 #5
DangerousRhythm Mar 25 #6
I_UndergroundPanther Mar 25 #7

Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:14 PM

1. Good

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:15 PM

2. Actions HAVE Consequences

And you GeorgieBoy are going to find out what those consequences are real soon. Best of Luck to the employees you coughed on.

He is 50yrs old and should know better.



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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:17 PM

3. What a jerk

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:17 PM

4. Serves the asshole right.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:40 PM

5. Where ever the asshole gene is on the sequence,

this guy has at least 3 extra.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:20 PM

6. Evil.

A friend of mine got spat on yesterday, working at a grocery store, and itís incomprehensible to me how some can be so horrible right now, or ever. 😞

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Response to DangerousRhythm (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:26 PM

7. Narcissists authoritarians and sociopaths is how

These dark triad assholes,need to be removed from humanity.

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