Man convicted after threats to bomb UK hospital during pandemic

‘Emil A’, an Italian national living in Berlin, sent emails to NHS and NCA, and demanded £10m in bitcoin

A threat to bomb a UK hospital at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic’s first wave unless a £10m bitcoin ransom was paid was kept secret for fear people would be too afraid to seek treatment, it has been revealed.

The race against time by international police to track down the suspect was shared only with a tight circle of government and senior NHS staff as hundreds were dying each day in the UK’s April lockdown.

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