Micheal Kadar, an American-Israeli teenager, came under the Iron fist of the law after he got sentenced to 10 years in prison. A Tel Aviv court in Israel found the bomb hoaxer guilty of around 2,000 bomb hoaxes between 2015 and 2017.
In Israel due to his focus on Jewish community centers, New York Times reported that the criminal targeted other areas including commercial airlines, airports, police stations, malls, hospitals, and schools.
The autistic teenager nicknamed “Jcc bomb hoaxer” earned a living from his immoral activities. Due to the condition which made integration difficult him, he charged as low as one can easily imagine the terror. The fear and the horror that gripped the airplane passengers who were forced to make an emergency landing, some of whom were injured while evacuating the plane and the terrified panic caused when there was a need to evacuate pupils from schools because of fake bomb threats. He charged as much as $80 to make a bomb threat to schools.
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Details of the court documents revealed that Kadar offered his services on darknet and got paid in bitcoin, which earned him about 184 BTC (around U.S. $0.8 million) while he was still a minor.
Media reports in Israel stated that he made some threats to schools after he got paid by students who wanted their exams postponed. These hoaxes as expected generated huge panic, forcing mass evacuations as police and emergency service responded promptly.
Fighter jets were used in some cases to escorts commercial planes that had been forced to land.
The verdict from the Judge Zvi Gurfinkel read;
“One can easily imagine the terror, the fear and the horror that gripped the airplane passengers who were forced to make an emergency landing, some of whom were injured while evacuating the plane and the terrified panic caused when there was a need to evacuate pupils from schools because of fake bomb threats.”
Kadar’s terror “ career” was larger than life spanning several countries including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, New Zealand, Ireland, Belgium, and Argentina.
The teenager who made bomb threats from his parent’s residence at Ashkelon, a coastal city in Southern Israel, utilized sophisticated software to disguise his location and alter his voice. Joint investigative efforts from the Israeli Police and the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as other security agencies from around the world, exposed his tracks.
After his home got raided, thousands of U.S dollars in cash were found, not excluding his Bitcoin wallet which is believed to contain a huge part of his earnings of which he has bluntly refused to disclose its details.