Florida Man Sentenced for Making Harassing Phone Calls to Travelers Insurance Company
Oct 23, 2012
The following article was published in The Claims Journal on October 23, 2012:
Authorities announced last week that a Florida man has been sentenced to three years of probation for making numerous harassing phone calls to employees at the Travelers Insurance Co.
He was sentenced by United States District Judge Janet Hall in New Haven, Conn.
Court documents showed that in his messages, he repeatedly states that the individuals are cursed, that God will damn their souls, and that he hopes God will kill them. During this time period, Hansen also repeatedly sent harassing emails to the employees.
In September 2011, FBI agents visited Hansen’s residence in Florida to discuss this matter with him and Hansen was warned that any further harassment of the company and its employees could result in his criminal prosecution.
However, Hansen’s criminal conduct continued and his messages became more aggressive and threatening in tone, according to authorities. He has been detained since his arrest on July 5, 2012. In August, he pleaded guilty to one count of making harassing telephone calls.
Authorities said special conditions of Hansen’s probation include that he receive mental health evaluation and treatment.
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