Brick woman accused of sending racist messages on Facebook Messenger

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Friday, May 17, 2019
NJ woman arrested for allegedly sending racist messages
She is accused of sending the messages on Facebook Messenger.

BRICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey woman is under arrest for allegedly sending biased and threatening messages over Facebook.

Denise Scaltrito, 48, of Brick Township, is charged with bias intimidation and harassment.

Police say she told a victim on Facebook Messenger "to move," adding "The KKK is alive and well in Brick."

The messages also included references to the Aryan Brotherhood and derogatory comments about the victim's race.

Scaltrito was processed at Brick Township Police Headquarters and released on a summons pending a future court date.


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