A New York man has been arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) agent. The F.B.I. agents arrested him after the man sent images of two MAC-11 submachine guns to the Denver business’ officials and threatened to convert it into the Las Vegas part 2.
The spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn, N.Y., John Marzulli said, the 34-year-old Victor Casillas from Brooklyn, N.Y. has been arrested by F.B.I. agents on Tuesday night in midtown Manhattan.
Marzulli said, the man was scheduled to appear in magistrate court — U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday afternoon.
Casillas started to threaten the officials of a Denver business from September 26, he continued the series of the threat until October 1. He threatened Denver company Ibotta’s employees between the period of September 26 to October 1. According to the criminal complaint that has been filed on Friday, threatening warnings were part of an extortionate scheme. In addition, the criminal complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York.
Casillas allegedly sent a hit list which mentioned the names of seven officials of Denver company Ibotta. An email message sent on October 4 stated, “Get ready for a Las Vegas repeat (final warning).” The message reads as: “I still have not recieved (sic) my god dam FLTNDS…(profanity). . . Well get ready 5 Las Vegaspart2…Maybe today you will meet you (sic) maker.”
Casillas sent this message to Ibotta’s officials after three days of worst mass shooting in the history of modern United States — Las Vegas shooting that left 58 people and more than 500 people injured.
Ibotta is a Denver based mobile technology company, the company is one of the hottest technology startups in Denver, the company enables their users to earn cash back on in-store purchases with its smartphone app. Around 400 employees are working for the company, the app has been downloaded over 22 million times.
The N.Y. man claim that company has stolen his $100.