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January 2, 2009

Man Pleads Guilty to Interference with a Federal Employee

On December 12, 2008, Anthony Blasi pleaded guilty in Colorado to interference with a Federal employee. He was sentenced to six months probation and was ordered to pay a $25 special assessment.

According to the sworn affidavit supporting the criminal complaint, Blasi was being interviewed at his residence on August 11, 2008, by two Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents. During the interview, Blasi became angry and said, "I should have killed you when I first met you." The IRS agents decided to end the meeting. Prior to the IRS agents departing, Blasi said to one of the agents, "If you show up again, I’ll start shooting." During a telephone call with one of the IRS agents the next day, Blasi again made a threatening statement.

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