More White Powder Incidents In New York; Police See Occupy Link

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three new envelopes containing suspicious white powder were sent to New York City banks and news organizations on Tuesday, along with notes suggesting the sender sympathizes with the Occupy Wall Street's Day of May 1 protests, police said.

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    04/30/2012 - 4:18 pm | View Link
  • Banks Get White Powder Envelopes, but Tests Show They're Non-Toxic
    Envelopes containing suspicious powder ... a key dozen Occupy Wall Street members have backgrounds in Oakland, San Francisco and Berkeley, and similar incidents occurred in California earlier this week, police sources said. In the New York cases, the ...
    04/30/2012 - 1:36 pm | View Link
  • More white powder incidents in New York
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    04/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • White Powder Letters Alarm Banks and Companies In May Day Protests
    The police believed San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank might have been targeted for white powder mailings because about half of a key dozen Occupy Wall Street members have backgrounds in Oakland, San Francisco and Berkeley, and similar incidents occurred ...
    04/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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