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Colorado man indicted for making fake bomb threats


DENVER, Colo. (KRDO) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado announced that 33-year-old Matthew Cook was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday.

Cook is being indicted on on two counts of 18 U.S.C. § 1038(a)(1) for falsely conveying on two occasions that there was a bomb at a store in Parker, Colorado.

According to the indictment, on July 26, 2023, it's alleged that Cook falsely conveyed there was a bomb at a grocery store in Parker, Colorado. Then, nearly one month later, on August 17, 2023, it is alleged that Cook falsely conveyed there was a bomb at a big box store in Parker.

The case is the result of a joint-investigation between Parker Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Cramer-Babycz.

The charges contained in the indictment are allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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