Teenager Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up An Apple Store

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Here's a Genius Bar horror story for you: Justin Barry, an apparently disgruntled seventeen year old, walked into a Staten Island Apple Store and typed this message on one of the display machines. He's now facing seven years in prison.

I have threatened your store and all its employees with a bloody death ... whoever the crew maybe working, or the innocent citizens that walk in ... will be eliminated with the force of a... bomb loaded with C4, strapped to my chest.


Barry claims he was joking—he signed the threat with the name of a friend's father—but he's facing terror charges that could leave him locked up until his mid-twenties. With any luck he'll be out just in time to get in line for the iSlate Nano. [MacWorld]