ISIS Threatens to Assassinate Twitter Employees

A Twitter (TWTR) account that may belong to an ISIS-affiliated group has called for an attack on the social media company’s employees.

twitter-isis-assassinate-twtr-stockAccording to Vocativ, the group using the Twitter handle @dawlamoon may be The Supporters of Jerusalem, which have pledged loyalty to ISIS. The account sent out several Tweets asking “lone wolves” in the United States and Europe to assassinate the company’s employees.

The call for the assassination of Twitter employees by the ISIS-related group comes after the social media website has shut down several accounts belonging to ISIS and other similar groups. The @dawlamoon was suspended on Monday following the threatening Tweets, reports Vocativ.

“Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials,” a Twitter spokesperson told The Daily Mail.

TWTR shares were down 1% as of Tuesday afternoon.

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