A Texas attorney associated with self-described “Western chauvinist” group Proud Boys, who has a history of threatening critics and legal opponents, was suspended and fined by the state’s disciplinary board one week before he was supposed to face a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report claiming some of his guns were stolen.

Jason Lee Van Dyke of Crossroads, Texas, was scheduled to go before a Texas Disciplinary Commission hearing Friday concerning violent threats he made against another lawyer when he agreed to a consent judgment of a one-year suspension, but he will only be suspended from active practice for three months.

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