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

(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. (Read more criminal charges stories.)

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