A Florida man has been charged with threatening a Jewish organization in New York via voicemail, according to authorities.
Deep Alpesh Kumar Patel, 21, of Sarasota, is charged with transmitting an interstate threat to injure in connection with a threatening voicemail he left on October 21, according to US Attorney Roger B. Handberg.
According to authorities, Patel left a voicemail at the World Jewish Congress in New York City, identifying himself by name and screaming expletives.
According to the complaint, Patel was heard saying, “If I had a chance, I would kill every single one of you Israelis. Every single one of you! Cause mass genocide of every single Israeli.”
Patel could face up to five years in federal prison if convicted.
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