Man Who Threatened Marissa Mayer On Twitter, Arrested!

Sep 8, 2011 | 1,906 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Gregory Calvin King, 27, who has been sending threats to, Marissa Mayer, Google's vice president of locations and local services, has been reported to be arrested on the 19th of August in Texas and indicted in San Francisco last Thursday.

Marissa, 36, currently lives in San Francisco. She was the pioneer engineer that was employed by Google, also amongst the other executives she is one of the most visible one.

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King has been charged for “threats transmitted through interstate communication and harassing communications. He has been noted sending over 20,000 responses that are “violent, profanity-laced and often bizarre messages and personal attacks” towards Mayer. If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison for the first count and up to two years in prison for the second count.”

Google VP Man Who Threatened Marissa Mayer On Twitter, Arrested!

The charges are federal and the FBI's San Francisco spokeswoman Julie Sohn said on Monday “there is no known connection between King and the Google executive.”

In some of King's Tweets he has accused Mayer of having him “falsely arrested and being associated with a group that tried to infect him with HIV “in powder form.” He also made derogatory statements about Jews, blacks and Latinos.” Here's a look at King's Twitter page, be warned it contains quite some adult content.

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