Group Claims Bomb Threat Campaign Is Over

PITTSBURGH — A group called “The Threateners,” which claims to be responsible for a rash of E-mailed bomb threats against the University of Pittsburgh, said it will discontinue its campaign.

An E-mail from the group stated the university had agreed to withdraw a $50,000 reward for the capture of those responsible for the threats, UPI reports. The Threateners has claimed responsibility for the E-mail threats, but not for the earlier handwritten messages found on campus.

The group also said that the individuals under investigation by police are not members of The Threateners.

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