FBI: Man linked to Pulse-style attack threats against LGBT community arrested

A man linked to social media posts threatening a Pulse-style attack against the LGBT community in South Florida was arrested by the Florida Highway Patrol on an unrelated charge.

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According to the FBI, Craig Jungwirth, 50, was arrested Saturday for a violating bond conditions in an unrelated pending misdemeanor case.

In a news release sent Sunday, FBI spokesman Michael D. Leverock said Jungwirth has been charged with transmitting threatening communications and will appear in federal court on Tuesday.

Jungwirth was already the subject of numerous complaints of harassment and stalking of neighbors, with tests reading, "I’m going to get you," authorities said.

Jungwirth has been charged in connection with online threats made in his name, and police said Facebook posts on Aug. 30 mentioned the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando and made threats planned for Labor Day weekend in the Wilton Manors area.

The threats stated: "None of you deserve to live," and "If you thought the Pulse shooting was bad, wait till you see what I'm planning."

WFTV spoke with Jungwirth's mother Sunday.

“Are you concerned about him?” asked WFTV reporter Angela Jacobs.

"I was, but the FBI just left," she replied.

But his mother said she could not comment on her son’s arrest.

His attorney, Ron Baum, did not respond for comment.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.