West Headnote of the Day: 165k30. Extortion and Threats--Threats--Indictment or Information--Requisites and Sufficiency:
Indictment sufficiently charged offense of transmitting threatening communications in interstate commerce when it alleged that defendant knowingly and willfully transmitted in interstate commerce between New Hampshire and Florida communication containing threat to injure collection agency employees by indicating agency's building would "go boom" . . . .
U.S. v. Whiffen, 121 F.3d 18 (1st Cir. 1997).