He threatened journalists online but later used hackers as an excuse

Police found that 93 comments violated the law.

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An anonymous person under the nickname Incinerator of Jews – Sunny People – Liberals wrote hundreds of comments in discussions below articles of the Sme daily. A sunny person, slniečkár in Slovak, is an open, multicultural, enthusiastic, positive person who is a bit naïve. The term has a negative connotation.

Most of the comments threatened journalists with death. One such comment appeared shortly after journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kušnírová were murdered in February 2018.

When police started to handle the matter, they found a breach of law in more than 90 comments. They succeeded in finding the anonymous person and accused him of a crime. If found guilty, he may spend several years in prison.

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