An unemployed computer technician has been charged with committing a terrorist hoax on an Ontario nuclear plant in an apparent bid impress the facility’s management and score a job.
This bizarre, macabre-yet-slapstickian concept, however, is more troubling than humourous and just the latest Canadian terror hoax, which are occurring with increasing frequency.
Llyod Charest was found guilty of four charges related to committing a terror hoax and misleading authorities earlier this week, in a plot meant to convince Ontario Power Generation a terror attack was imminent.
The National Post's Stewart Bell wrote about the court ruling on Friday, describing how Charest claimed he received evidence of the attack from an online source named Striker, in what appears to be an attempt to impress authorities and win himself a job at Ontario Power Generation.
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