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Media Release

Release Date: December 13th, 2018 - 6:15pm

Originator: Inspector Jeff Sandy, Emergency Services Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 4883

Contact: Inspector Jeff Sandy, Emergency Services Unit, 905-825-4747 ext. 4883

Location: Halton Region

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Halton Police Responding to Email Bomb Threats Across Halton Region



The Halton Regional Police Service continues to respond to several email bomb threats which have been sent to a number of recipients in Halton Region today. These bomb threats are similar to those experienced in neighbouring jurisdictions and across North America throughout the day.

The unfounded email threats have demanded a bitcoin payment.

If you have received such a threat, we are asking that you do not respond to the bitcoin demand. Instead, please report the threat to the Halton Regional Police Service by calling our non-emergency number at 905-878-5511.

Anyone with information that would assist in the investigation of these threats is asked to contact 905-878-5511.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.