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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 18, 2014

Philadelphia Man Charged With Threatening A Former Federal Official

Jason Jenkins, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by information with threatening to murder a former federal official on April 13, 2014, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years in prison, three years supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene Fisk.

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1An Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


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Updated December 15, 2014