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Police investigate multiple province-wide bomb threats

The threats were sent via email, targeting businesses and institutions, demanding a payment in bitcoins
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigation Branch are investigating multiple bomb threats across the province.

The threats were sent via email, targeting businesses and institutions, demanding a payment in bitcoins. 

There have been similar incidents reported throughout North America. The public is encouraged to report any suspicious activity that could be a risk to public safety.

Detective Staff Sergeant Bryan Gast of CIB is coordinating the OPP's investigation into this matter.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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