A mock movie poster published on an Arab-language forum is sparking a police investigation. The image, which reads, “Al-Qaeda: Coming Soon Again in New York,” is being investigated by the NYPD Intelligence Division’s cyber unit, although authorities claim there’s no evidence that it constitutes an actual threat.
The image first appeared on Monday on Arab language Al-Qaeda forums. USA Today has moreabout the image in question:
The graphic shows the Manhattan skyline at sunset with “Al Qaeda” in bold type followed by “Coming Soon Again in New York.” […]
New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne says the overseas, Arab-language Internet site posted the graphic on its “artwork and design” page.