Dyron Hart, a former Nicholls State football player, pleaded guilty to impersonating a White Supremacist on the Internet who was angry that a black man was elected president. Hart faces 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
A black man who pretended to be a white supremacist on the Internet has entered a guilty plea to charges that he issued death threats.
U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says 20-year old Dyron Hart pled guilty in federal court to "communicating threats in interstate commerce."
"According to court documents, Hart... admitted that he created a fictitious name and used the photograph of a white supremacist to communicate a threat. He then purported to be a person outraged by the election of President Barack Obama," Letten said in a news release.
Letten says that Hart sent the threat to an African American student at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux "indicating he wanted to kill African American individuals because of the election of the President."