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Man sent sex threats in Moderate politico's name

Man sent sex threats in Moderate politico's name

Published: 18 Oct 2012 17:26 GMT+02:00
Updated: 18 Oct 2012 17:26 GMT+02:00

An active member of the Social Democrats has been arrested after sending threatening and sexually themed letters to several women, including celebrity bloggers, and signing them in the name a Moderate politician from Gothenburg.

"I was terrified," celebrity blogger Isabella "Blondinbella" Löwengrip told the Aftonbladet newspaper of her reaction when she received the letter.

The letters were signed in the name of Jonas Ransgård, a local Moderate Party politician in Gothenburg.

In reality, however, they were sent by a thirty-something Social Democrat who has since been arrested and admitted to police that he was sent letters to around thirty women, the Göteborgs-Posten (GP) newspaper reported.

Letters were also sent to blogger Tyra Sjöstedt and Margret Atladottir, editor of the Nöjesguiden entertainment guide.

According to GP, the man sent two types of letters, one signed by "Jack and Frida" which went to politicians and journalists urging them to support the Social Democrats.

The other letters, which were signed in the name of Ransgård, had a much more vulgar tone in which the author threatened to have unprotected sex with the women.

If the women refused "it's guaranteed that you'll be chopped up and then I'll fry up your breasts in butter".

Löwengrip was so disturbed by the letters that she moved to a new address and started therapy.

"I've received death threats before; I think I've filed eleven police reports. But this one stands out because it was about pure cannibalism," she told Aftonbladet.

Ransgård alleges the letters sent in his name were politically motivated and intended to damage the reputation of the centre-right governing Alliance.

The man who sent the letters, who was arrested last week, told GP he has now taken a time-out from his political work on behalf of the Social Democrats, adding that he regrets sending the letters.

"I did it at a time when I wasn't doing well," he told the paper.

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19:28 October 18, 2012 by wonderer
I think he is a perfect swedish. Showing no threat regarding bombing or weapon like things, instead in a very gentle way he described how will he cook deliciously and eat her!!
19:34 October 18, 2012 by whoye
here you go. it summons the ideology behind racist pigs who call themselves "swedish democrats". sexist, misogynistic, perverted bunch of rednecks who are so into criticizing islam and yet are exactly same as the ones they hate. these people aim for getting rid of all other tyrannical ideologies so that they would dominate the arena. this is what SD has got to offer.
19:44 October 18, 2012 by Migga
@ whoye

Social democrat not swedish democrate.
20:04 October 18, 2012 by dizzymoe33
So why is this woman, Isabella "Blondinbella" Löwengrip, being called a "blondinbella"? Just because she has big boobs everyone can resort to name calling and putting her down?! Grow up people. I am glad they have caught the person sending threatening letters.
20:41 October 18, 2012 by salalah
And Blondinbella aka Honey Boo Boo believed the threats and hid under the kitchen table....
21:46 October 18, 2012 by ajs42548
whoye.. Since you called the party of the person who sent these threats, "...racist pigs who call themselves "swedish democrats". sexist, misogynistic, perverted bunch of rednecks who are so into criticizing islam and yet are exactly same as the ones they hate. " can we all assume that this also applies to the SOCIAL DEMOCRATS AND NOT THE SWEDISH DEMOCRATS since it was a member that that party that sent the threats? If you don't then you are a hypocrite for applying 2 different standards.
22:51 October 18, 2012 by swedekk
dizzymoe33, she call her self Blondinbella. She has a blogg called http://blondinbella.se/
20:51 October 20, 2012 by dizzymoe33
@Swedekk

Okay thanks for the clarification.
06:51 October 25, 2012 by Marc the Texan
I'd like to moderate her politicos.
09:16 October 26, 2012 by robban70226
Just another Sexually frustraded Swede...
11:55 November 4, 2012 by DAVID T
motor boating springs to mind
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