Another suspicious package addressed to CNN intercepted in Atlanta

Posted October 30, 2018

Another suspicious package bound for CNN was discovered on Monday morning, the network said.

CNN President Jeff Zucker in a statement says that since Wednesday all mail addressed to any CNN domestic bureau is being screen at off-site facilities.

"There is no imminent danger to the CNN Center", Zucker said. Sayoc was arrested Friday in Florida after investigators said they linked him to the packages through fingerprint and DNA evidence. "Our screening process is working and we will keep you updated as we learn more."The incident on Wednesday at the NY bureau prompted a mass evacuation while CNN anchors Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto were reporting on air". Another was delivered to the cable network's NY offices last week, causing an evacuation.

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According to CBS News, the package that was intercepted in Atlanta was similar to 14 others that were sent to high-profile newsmakers and CNN's NY bureau since October 23. He's due to make his first court appearance on Monday.

CNN President Jeff Zucker confirmed in a tweet that the package was addressed to the network. All mail is being screened off site. On Friday, authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc for the mailed explosives and warned at the time that more such devices could already by in the postal system. The packages were intercepted from DE to California.

Terry Turchie, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence officer, said Friday night on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" that decades-old technology - fingerprints - matched a package to the suspect.

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He is accused of sending bubble-wrapped manila envelopes to Democrats such as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. CNN was already sent a suspicious package.

If America hoped President Donald Trump would scale back his attacks on his perceived opponents after they started finding in bombs in their mail, we were disappointed.

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