Tag Archive for bomb threats

British Airways pilot bounces 18 young Brits from plane after bomb threat

After the British Airways captain at Ben Gurion Airport refused to allow the 18 rowdy British youths fly on to London when one of them threatened to blow up the aircraft, an Israeli security team was dispatched. 

By Arutz Sheva Staff


18 British youths were taken off a British Airways flight from Israel to London after the captain refused to fly them when one of them threatened to blow up the aircraft.

The participants participated in a private event in Israel. After boarding the plane, one of them announced that he would blow up the plane.

Aerial view of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport – Photo: Wikimedia,Chris Hoare

The captain updated the management of the British airline and was instructed to take the youths off the plane. Continue Reading »

Techniques used by Israeli-American bomb threat suspect to evaded capture


Using disposable phones, Google Voice paid with Bitcoin and a VPN to make his IP address untraceable, the Israeli-American suspect in the bomb threats against Jewish institutions succeeded in hiding his identity until Israel Police cyber unit got involved.

By JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff


The Israeli-American suspected of perpetrating more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish institutions used technologies including Google Voice, a call forwarding service, and Bitcoin, a digital currency, to make the threats.

Israel Cyber Defense – Israel Police Spokesperson Dept.

According to an article in The Daily Beast, Israel’s anti-fraud squad arrested the 19-year-old suspect at his home in southern Israel and searched the premises on Thursday. Continue Reading »