Federal Reserve Board Press Release, 9 May

PRESS RELEASE - Mail processed in a secure facility outside the Federal Reserve Board buildings has tested positive for traces of anthrax DNA.

Routine preliminary tests, administered late Tuesday and Wednesday by Board and contract employees wearing protective environmental suits, detected anthrax spores in small batches of mail totaling about twenty pieces. The affected mail was routine commercial and business mail and did not have any of the characteristics identified by the FBI as suspiciou