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Hacker group 'Anonymous' threatens leaders connected to Flint water crisis

Hacker group released new online video

In a video posted this week online, the hacker group “Anonymous” is threatening leaders connected to the Flint water crisis.

The video runs more than four minutes and promises action for the lead-tainted water situation that has a significant spike in lead poisoning cases and a shortage of fresh water in the city.

“Perhaps corruption is at play here,” the video's narrator says. 

Then, the attention turns to Gov. Rick Snyder.

“We feel there currently exists enough evidence to arrest Governor Snyder for either involuntary or voluntary manslaughter," the narrator says. "We encourage the city of Flint to be vocal and demand that Governor Snyder face criminal charges, Anonymous will stand beside you.”

The video also takes a hit at the media for not doing enough to expose the crisis sooner.

“We will amplify your voice where the mainstream media will surely fail you as it has in the past.”

“It all stops now…we must remind the city officials of Flint we do not forget and we do not forgive."

This video comes as published reports claim that Hurley Medical Center in Flint was the victim of a cyber-attack.  Local 4 has not been able to independently confirm this and it’s unclear if this so-called “hack” is connected to Anonymous.

You can watch the video below or here.