FBI arrested the troll who allegedly sent seizure-inducing tweet to a journalist

A tweet has led to an arrest — three months after it was sent.

Back on Dec. 15, Vanity Fair contributing editor and Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald shared that someone had targeted him with a strobing tweet. The flashing tweet, sent by a Twitter user going by the handle @jew_goldstein, gave the journalist a seizure. He is a known epileptic and Eichenwald believed he had been targeted for his political views.

Last night, for the second time, a deplorable aware I have epilepsy tweeted a strobe at me with the message “you deserve a seizure’ on it…

— Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) December 16, 2016

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