Brandon ‘Antifa hunter’ gets three years for online threats that are racist

Brandon ‘Antifa hunter’ gets three years for online threats that are racist

Published: Aug 31, 2020 / 02:23 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 31, 2020 / 02:23 PM EDT

FILE – This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo given by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office shows Daniel McMahon, of Brandon, Fla. McMahon, whom called himself “the Antifa hunter” as he waged an on-line campaign to terrorize and harass people who opposed their white supremacist ideology, had been sentenced to a lot more than 36 months in jail Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Workplace via AP, File)

A Florida guy whom called himself “the Antifa hunter” as he waged an on-line campaign to terrorize and harass people who opposed their white supremacist ideology was sentenced to significantly more than three years in jail Monday.

Daniel McMahon, 32, of Brandon, Florida, pleaded accountable in April to using social media marketing to threaten an activist that is black deter the person from operating for workplace in Charlottesville, Virginia. McMahon additionally admitted he threatened to intimately assault the young daughter that is autistic of girl whom protested against white nationalists.

A federal judge in Virginia sentenced McMahon to three years and five months in jail. McMahon declined a chance to produce a general public statement ahead of time. Continue reading “Brandon ‘Antifa hunter’ gets three years for online threats that are racist”