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May 18, 2012

White powder costs millions in first response

Officials with the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service believe the same person has sent nearly 400 letters containing nontoxic white powder across the U.S. and abroad from Texas

 


By Danny Robbins
Corpus Christi Caller-Times

DALLAS — Federal authorities are tracking what they call the most prolific mailer of white powder in U.S. history with an eye toward solving a case that has tied up first responders and cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

Officials with the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service believe the same person has sent nearly 400 letters containing nontoxic white powder across the U.S. and abroad from Texas.

Full story: White powder costs millions in first response

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