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2012-05-17 10:24:21

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following two hours of deliberation, a federal jury in Chicago convicted John Tomkins, the so-called "Bishop Bomber," on 12 counts of mailing threatening communications and destructive devices. The Postal Inspection Service's hunt for Tomkins, who signed off as "The Bishop," intensified in 2007, when his series of threatening letters escalated and he mailed two pipe bombs to investment firms. The bombs were not triggered to explode when the...