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Alberta RCMP charge Edmonton woman accused of threatening public officials

EDMONTON — RCMP say they have charged an Edmonton woman who is accused of threatening federal and Alberta officials.

Police say in a release that threatening emails were sent between Nov. 12, 2020, and Oct. 13, 2021, to 50 people.

Recipients included members of the Alberta legislature, the Public Health Agency of Canada and news media outlets.

RCMP say Maria Galbova, who is 41, is charged with multiple counts of uttering threats, harassing communications, and intimidation of a justice participant.

Galbova is to appear in Edmonton provincial court on May 9th.

RCMP declined to release further details.

“These charges relate to the threatening emails directed at members of the Alberta legislative assembly and the Public Health Agency of Canada,” RCMP said Friday.