N.J. 19-year-old sentenced for synagogue threats that led to statewide FBI alert

A 19-year-old New Jersey man who threatened to attack a synagogue and Jewish people when he wrote a hate-filled manifesto that led the FBI to issue a rare statewide alert in 2022 has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison.

Omar Alkattoul, of Sayreville, will also be subject to three years of supervised release after he is released from prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey said Tuesday.


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