FBI Releases Statement on the Investigation of Suspicious Packages

Staff Writer

FBI-Dallas Division)Between October 22 and 24, 2018, suspicious packages were received at multiple locations in the New York and Washington, D.C., areas and Florida. The packages are being sent for analysis at the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia.
“This investigation is of the highest priority for the FBI. We have committed the full strength of the FBI’s resources and, together with our partners on our Joint Terrorism Task Forces, we will continue to work to identify and arrest whoever is responsible for sending these packages,” said FBI Director Christopher Wray. “We ask anyone who may have information to contact the FBI. Do not hesitate to call; no piece of information is too small to help us in this investigation.”
The packages are similar in appearance, as depicted in the below photograph, and contain potentially destructive devices.
Photograph of the exterior of one of the suspicious packages sent to multiple locations between October 22 and 24, 2018. The mailing address and return address have been edited out of the photo to protect privacy.
Exterior of one of the suspicious packages. Addresses have been removed to protect privacy.
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