Stephen Jike Williams accused of threatening to kill fact checkers and FBI agent for Trump ‘slander’

Stephen Jike Williams accused of threatening to kill fact checkers and FBI agent for Trump ‘slander’
Stephen Jike Williams accused of threatening to kill fact checkers and FBI agent for Trump ‘slander’

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A North Carolina MAGA supporter and an aspiring country singer have been charged with allegedly threatening to kill an FBI agent as well as fact-checkers for slandering Donald Trump.

Stephen Jike Williams, an insurance salesman who plays Jike Williams, was arrested on Friday and charged with threatening to kill a federal law enforcement officer and transmitting threats between states.

He faces more than a decade in prison if convicted.

Mr Williams reportedly vowed to execute members of the Good Information Foundation for “defaming and slandering” the ex-president and later made death threats in TikTok videos, titled F**K the FBI, the best daily reported.

On September 18, Mr Williams sent a threatening email to the left-leaning non-profit fact-checking organization, asking members to “cease and desist from any defamation and slander of MAGA Republicans and of Donald Trump,” according to the complaint.

“This is treason, an act of war and we will treat you accordingly. You have up to [sic] the end of the month to print a withdrawal whistle on yourself or I will personally shut you down,” the mail added.

The Good Information Foundation lawyer forwarded the threatening email to the FBI and dispatched FBI agents to his home in the rural town of Stokesdale.

Mr Williams repeatedly called the officer a ‘bitch’ and said: ‘I’m going to take you out,’ the complaint states.

He began “screaming into the car window” at officers and “continued to be angry and hostile.”

He later posted a video about the FBI in response to agents visiting his home and repeated Mr Trump’s claims that the FBI was “corrupt”, and said “all agents are considered as “enemy combatants”.

“I’m going to kill every single one of you, pile you into your cars, take you back to headquarters and finish the fucking job… They’re absolutely out of control. Stand up, fight them, shoot them on sight,” he allegedly said in the video.

His detention hearing is November 23.

. Stephen Jike Williams accused of threatening killing of verifiers of facts agent FBI for slander Trump

. Stephen Jike Williams accused threatening kill fact checkers FBI agent Trump slander