Swedish man sentenced to 7 years in jail after mailing a pipe bomb to Bitcoin exchange

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A Swedish man has been convicted of attempted murder after sending numerous threatening letters to local politicians – and mailing a bomb-like device to a Bitcoin company in London. The Stockholm District Court has sentenced 43-year Michael Salonen to seven years in prison, AP reports. Back in August 2017, Salonen purportedly mailed a pipe bomb device to a London-based cryptocurrency broker. The hazardous package was sent through an accounting firm where it was opened, but fortunately didn’t explode. Police later found Salonen’s DNA on the bomb. In addition to the explosive device, the criminal also mailed a letter (filled with…

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