A press release not seen by most campaigns:
CALLER THREATENS PALADINO WITH BOMB
At 1235pm today an unidentified male called the campaign headquarters
of gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino. In a 50 second conversation
with a campaign volunteer the man identified himself as a
representative of a “black militant group” and said his group would
“bomb all of you.” After he was asked for the name of his group, he
terminated the telephone call.
The campaign security team advised an immediate evacuation of the
entire building and moved Carl Paladino to a safe offsite location.
After forty minutes, emergency responders cleared the building and
tenants returned to their offices. Paladino remains in an undisclosed
The campaign does not have incoming caller identification. The Buffalo
Police Department is investigating the matter.
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