The suspect was charged with drugged driving, unlawful imprisonment and other counts.
WCBS-TV New York reported Saturday night that they obtained copies of the sexts, but Mangano said a hacker created a spoof of his cell phone number to fake the messages. Hours after the report aired, police issued a news release early Sunday morning saying Mangano requested a probe into what authorities described as a “spoofing attack” 10 days ago.
Subterranean toxic plume threatens to contaminate even more public drinking water supplies.
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