New York Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Sen. Raphael Warnock

Government lawyers said Eduard Florea's wife told the FBI that he "was in a frenzy to join the attack" when he saw it unfold on television

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A supporter of the far-right Proud Boys group from New York pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to making threats against Sen-elect. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga.

The man, Eduard Florea, 40, of Queens, admitted posting statements online threatening to kill Warnock, who had just won a runoff election for the Senate in Georgia. "Dead man can't pass s--- laws. ... I will fight so help me god," he said in one message, according to prosecutors.

When the FBI searched Florea's house in January, agents found more than a thousand rifle and shotgun rounds. He also pleaded guilty to illegally possessing the ammunition because he had previously been convicted of a felony.

After the assault on the Capitol began on Jan. 6, court documents said, Florea posted a series of messages calling for violence using the name "LoneWolfWar" on Parler, a social media platform popular with conservatives.

The son of a Brooklyn judge was arrested by the FBI Tuesday morning for his participation in the Capitol Hill riots. Aaron Mostofsky was arrested in the New York area. He faces four charges, including felony theft of government property and unlawful entry.

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