RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Threats against Supreme Court Justices were uncovered by the Federal Police (PF) in January and triggered an alert among the members of the Court.
According to the columnist for Folha de S. Paulo Mônica Bergamo, the Presiding Justice of the Court, Dias Toffoli, circulated a letter among his colleagues on February 12th alerting them to the risk of "attacks against justices".
In a statement released after the story was published, the PF stated that "in recent weeks, routine monitoring has found messages exchanged via the Deep Web, with insults and threats to government officials".
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