Ricin Suspect Charged With Threatening President

Paul Kevin Curtis faces up to 15 years in prison

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 18, 2013 12:17 PM CDT

(Newser) – The man arrested in Washington's ricin scare has been officially charged with threatening the president, along with other crimes, the FBI announced today. Paul Kevin Curtis has a date with a magistrate in Oxford, Miss., later today, Bloomberg reports. If he's convicted, the Elvis impersonator and conspiracy theorist could spend up to 15 years in prison.

This undated photo obtained from the facebook page of Paul Kevin Curtis, shows, according to neighbors, Paul Kevin Curtis, 45.
This undated photo obtained from the facebook page of Paul Kevin Curtis, shows, according to neighbors, Paul Kevin Curtis, 45.   (AP Photo)
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