MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man accused of making a false Mall of America bomb threat has pleaded guilty.

Vincent Togbe Konney, 62, of Richfield entered the plea in federal court Wednesday.

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According to court documents, on Aug. 13, 2018, Konney wrote a letter falsely accusing his wife of being part of a plot to bomb the Mall of America.

Officials say Konney sent the letter to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services under a fake name. The act was in retaliation against his wife who was in the naturalization process at the time.

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In the letter, Konney claimed that he overheard two women discussing the plot while riding a bus. Konney then went on to attest that one woman had accidentally dropped her Social Security Card and her Permanent Resident Card.

Officials say Konney enclosed a photocopy of his wife’s real Permanent Resident Card and urged the government to halt a “terroristic threat” by deporting his wife.

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No sentencing date was immediately scheduled.