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Man from Last Week's Standoff Charged for Making Bomb Threat

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The man accused of making a false bomb threat the White House and later leading police and Secret Service agents on a chase that ended in a standoff that last over eight hours, was charged today in court. Joseph Moshe, 56, of Westchester racked up two counts--making a false bomb threat and criminal threats against a 911 operator--pleaded not guilty today in court. If convicted on both charges, Moshe could end up with four years in prison. His next court date is September 16th.