The White House intercepts an envelope with a powerful poison addressed to Donald Trump
The White House has intercepted this Saturday an envelope addressed to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, than contained ricin inside, a powerful poison, according to various North American media have published.
«The FBI, the United States Secret Service, and the Postal Inspection Service are investigating a suspicious letter received at the government mail center“Said the federal police. “Currently, there is no threat to security,” the FBI added to the AFP news agency:
According to anonymous sources cited by The New York Times and CNN, two tests performed on the product found in this suspicious email established that it was ricin.
Ricin is the most violent poison in the plant kingdom, 6,000 times more powerful than cyanide. It is a deadly substance if swallowed, inhaled or injected and for which there is no antidote.
According to the New York newspaper, researchers They believe the mail came from Canada and have identified a woman as a suspect. Other federal agencies, located in Texas, have also received emails containing this poison, according to the newspaper.
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