The authorities said the suspect, a teenage citizen of the United States and Israel, masked the origin of his communications to Jewish institutions. - From https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/us/jcc-bomb-threats.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur
A spokesman for the police here, Micky Rosenfeld, said the suspect, from the Ashkelon area of southern Israel, had also made threats to institutions in Australia and New Zealand, as well as to at least one commercial airline flight, forcing an emergency landing.
The technology shielded the caller’s identity and also disguised the voice that threatened carnage.
When the Israeli police searched the suspect’s house, investigators confiscated computers, an antenna and other equipment, and an American official said it appeared the man had used Tor, a widely available anonymity software, to try to mask his whereabouts.
The case in Israel is separate from that of the St.
In a complaint in Federal District Court in Manhattan, the authorities said that man, Juan Thompson, had acted as part of an effort to intimidate a former girlfriend.