Man Threatening Truth Social Draws Attention of FBI, Leading to Raid

In a surprising development, the FBI was alerted to a potential threat against President Joe Biden thanks to Truth Social. The threat came from Craig Robertson, a man from Utah, who was subsequently killed during an early morning raid conducted by the FBI.

Craig Robertson, 75 years old and a resident of Salt Lake City, was apprehended and fatally injured by FBI agents in the operation.

Despite being described as weak and dependent on a walking cane, Robertson was armed and aimed his weapon at the agents during the attempted arrest. Even though he was physically frail, Robertson’s actions posed a significant threat to the law enforcement officers present.

Robertson faced serious charges, including three counts related to threats against President Biden. These charges included making interstate threats, threatening the president, and threatening federal law enforcement officers. His intentions were made evident through disturbing posts on social media.

Among the officials Robertson threatened were Vice President Kamala Harris and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, as well as other officials involved in prosecuting Trump.

One alarming post read, “I hear Biden is coming to Utah. Digging out my old ghillie suit and cleaning the dust off the M24 sniper rifle.” Statements like this raised concerns for the vigilant team at Truth Social.

According to CNBC, it was after Robertson threatened to kill Alvin Bragg that Truth Social took immediate action.

The social media company contacted the FBI and provided them with crucial information that led to the subsequent raid. This act of vigilance highlights Truth Social’s commitment to ensuring the safety and security of its users and the general public.

The confrontation between Robertson and the FBI agents ended tragically.

Despite the agents’ commands, Robertson reportedly refused to comply, leading to the agents shooting him. The entire incident was captured on video by a neighbor, serving as a stark reminder of the real-life consequences of online threats.

This incident highlights the power and responsibility of social media platforms in the digital age. It also emphasizes the importance of swift action and cooperation between these platforms and law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety.

In this case, Truth Social’s prompt response potentially prevented a major crisis and demonstrated the platform’s dedication to maintaining a safe online environment for all users.

This article appeared in Watch Dog News and has been published here with permission.

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