Mercedes Bomb-Threats Were Caused by a Jealous Girlfriend

Tried to stop her boyfriend’s alleged affair by shutting down the plant where he works.

A few weeks ago, we told you about a mysterious threatening call that had been phoned in to the Mercedes-Benz plant in Hungary, where thecompany builds its CLA and B-Class models. It turns out that that first callwas followed by two additional bomb threats, all leading to extended closuresat the plant and causing extensive damage to the manufacturer. Employees were searchedprior to entering their shifts, and the $1.1-billion plant was falling behindschedule.

The final call came in a couple of days ago, and local police finallymanaged to track down the source (who had actually been calling from herpersonal phone): a 25-year-old woman who suspected that her boyfriend, a workerat the factory, was having an affair with one of his colleagues. Her thinkingwas, if the plant were to be closed, he wouldn't get around to cheating on her.The woman is now facing a year imprisonment and three years of probation.

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