BOSTON (Reuters) – A Harvard University student who told investigators that he had made a hoax bomb threat to avoid taking a final exam was released on a $100,000 bond by a federal judge on Wednesday.
The student, 20-year-old Eldo Kim, was charged in U.S. District Court in Boston with making the e-mailed threat that triggered evacuations on campus. If convicted, he could face a sentence of up to five years in prison, three years supervised release and a $250,000 fine.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A Harvard University student who told investigators that he had sent hoax e-mails claiming there were bombs planted around the school this week to get out of taking a final exam was due in court on Wednesday to face criminal charges.
The student, 20-year-old Endo Kim, was expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Boston around noon ET (1700 GMT).
BOSTON (Reuters) – A Harvard University student was charged with making a false claim that bombs had been placed at up to four buildings on the school’s campus in a bid to get out of taking a final exam, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.
The prestigious Ivy League school a day earlier had evacuated four buildings from its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after receiving emails that U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday had been sent by the 20-year-old student, Eldo Kim.
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Attorneys for the accused Boston Marathon bomber asked a judge on Monday to extend past February 28 the deadline to try to move his trial outside of Boston, saying they cannot make such a request before they know if he is facing the death penalty.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorneys argued in papers filed in federal court that their decision on whether to seek a change of venue will depend in part on whether the Justice Department seeks to have Tsarnaev, 20, executed if he is convicted of charges arising from the April 15 bombing.