$8,000 Reward Offered in OSU Campus Threats

PRESS RELEASE
(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)

April 26, 2013

$8,000 Reward Offered in OSU Campus Threats

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is teaming up with The Ohio State University and Campus Crime Stoppers in offering a reward of up to $8,000 in the recent series of cyber-threats received on the OSU campus. Early on the morning of April 2nd, it was reported that an unknown suspect posted threats of violence against students on numerous websites, including online gaming sites. Police at OSU indicate that the threats included mass shootings in cafeterias as well as bombs being placed at undisclosed locations on the OSU campus.

Anyone whose information results in the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible for these threats is eligible for the $8,000 cash reward, which includes a $5,000 pledge from OSU, in addition to $1,000 from Campus Crime Stoppers and $2,000 from Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.

For further information, contact Ohio State University Deputy Chief Richard Morman at 614-292-2121.