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‘Antifa hunter’ gets 3 years for online racist threats

Daniel McMahon
Daniel McMahon
Updated: Aug. 31, 2020 at 5:04 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Florida man who waged an online campaign to terrorize and harass people who opposed his white supremacist ideology has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

A federal judge in Virginia sentenced Daniel McMahon on Monday. McMahon pleaded guilty in April to using social media to threaten a Black activist to deter the man from running for office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

McMahon also admitted that he threatened to sexually assault the young autistic daughter of a woman who protested against white nationalists.

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