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Cops: ‘Facebook Stalker’ Told Kids They Had Weeks To Live

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Craig L. Wyatt Jr., 20, of Hamilton Township, faces multiple counts of terroristic threats, theft of services, and harassment (Courtesy: New Jersey State Police). Craig L. Wyatt Jr., 20, of Hamilton Township, faces multiple counts of terroristic threats, theft of services, and harassment (Courtesy: New Jersey State Police).
HAMILTON TWP., N.J. -

A 20-year-old New Jersey man dubbed the "Facebook stalker" has been charged with sending threatening messages to juveniles, and he still faces counts in 20 more towns, authorities say.

The case began with a cyber-tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

It ended with an arrest Thursday by the New Jersey State Police Digital Technology Investigations Unit.

Craig L. Wyatt Jr., 20, of Hamilton Township, faces multiple counts of terroristic threats, theft of services, and harassment, state police said.

Wyatt's bail has been set at $35,000, and he's being held at the Atlantic County Jail.

State police said it was July when a tip came in that someone using the name Jimmy Raketerra sent a threatening message to a juvenile from Browns Mills, N.J.

On Aug. 3, state police detectives were contacted by Voorhees Township police for assistance with four separate juvenile victims receiving threats via Facebook.

When a bulletin was sent to all New Jersey law enforcement agencies, 21 police departments located additional victims who said they had been threatened by the same person.

Detectives identified Craig L. Wyatt Jr., 20, of Hamilton Township as a suspect.

On Thursday, Wyatt was interviewed by detectives and admitted to using multiple Facebook accounts, email addresses and phone numbers to communicate with his alleged victims, state police said.

Wyatt would allegedly tell victims that they had a few weeks left to live, so they should spend their time wisely.

State police asked that anyone who might have information that could assist with this investigation contact them at (609)-584-5051, ext. 5624.

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