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Man Arrested for Threatening Boston Globe Employees

A man was arrested today for threatening to fly to Boston and kill employees of the Boston Globe.

Posted: Aug 30, 2018 5:01 PM

ENCINO, Calif. - A man was arrested today for allegedly threatening to fly to Boston and kill employees of the Boston Globe. 

The FBI took Robert Chain, 68, of Encino, into custody today at his home. 

Chain allegedly called employees of the Boston Globe the "enemy of the people."

Officials believe that his remarks may have been in response to the newspaper requesting other papers take part in a coordinated editorial response to political attacks on the paper

Chain is accused of making phone calls to Boston Globe saying that he would fly to Boston and kill the paper's employees. Some of these calls were recorded. 

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