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Greek cyber crimes unit collar Facebook user over online threats

A 27-year-old man was to face a prosecutor on Monday after he allegedly admitted to posting messages threatening firefighters and police officers in the prefecture of Ilia, in the Peloponnese, on the social networking website Facebook.

Officers of the police’s cyber crimes unit traced the 27-year-old to an Internet cafe in Ilia from which he is alleged to have posted the threatening messages.

According to police, the suspect admitted to writing and posting the messages but claimed he had no intention of acting on the threats.

No details were available about the exact contents of the message.