Middle Village man pleads guilty to posting online threats to kill members of Congress

A Middle Village man who was arrested just days after insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, admitted Monday, Aug. 16, to posting threats to kill members of Congress and illegally possessing a huge cache of ammunition.

Proud Boys supporter Eduard Florea, 41, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollack to one count of transmitting threats to injure and one count of possessing ammunition after having been convicted of a felony.

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