That email called people who made reports, “Lowlife scumbag whistleblower snitches.”
“Fifteen minutes later I got a voicemail saying they wanted to kill me, hope I die, hope I choke on the virus, with really graphic language,” she said.
“So glad it’s public disclosure! Have a nice night!” the voicemail said.
“I’m just getting horrible things telling me that I need to get out of the state in the next two days or they will come and kill me and my entire family,” the woman added.
The woman sent the voicemails to KIRO-TV. Another was the sound of a man’s angry voice: “Let me tell you I don’t take that (expletive) lightly. So you got 48 hours to get the expletive out of Washington, or I’m coming for you!”
Earlier versions of the state’s website show that the disclaimer explaining the public nature of their information was not visible on the top of the page.
I am definitely upset with the state, and I don’t think they protected me at all," said the woman, who said she filed a tip regarding a business that was marketing “coronavirus cures.”
She said she believed many people who filed complaints were also being targeted with the same campaign of threats and fear.
She has a return message for the people making the threats: “You know I’m a daughter and a wife and a future mother and I don’t think I deserve these death threats.”