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Pa. man pleads guilty to online threat against Pres. Obama

Nicholas Savino pleaded guilty Monday to posting a threat against President Obama on the White House website last August.
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SCRANTON, Pa. - A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to posting an online threat to kill the President.

Nicholas Savino, 42, pleaded guilty Monday to posting a threat on the White House website last August that said, "President Obama the Anti-Christ. As a result of breaking the constitution you will stand down or be shot dead."

Under the plea agreement, Savino will forfeit three guns and about 11,000 rounds of ammunition that agents found in his apartment and car. Savino was arrested about a week after posting the threat, just before Obama visited nearby Scranton.

The 42-year-old Clarks Summit man will be sentenced June 11. He faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.