By Vahid Majidi

within the fall of 2001, almost immediately after the September 11 terrorists assaults, 5 envelopes full of the pathogen Bacillus anthracis have been despatched in the course of the usa Postal provider. Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that reasons the lethal anthrax illness. those letters killed 5 humans and seventeen others reduced in size the anthrax sickness. brokers from the Federal Bureau of research (FBI) and the us Postal Inspection carrier shaped a job strength and, for the following 8 years, they investigated this crime. the results of this assault are a ways attaining and protracted. so much executive businesses were profoundly impacted because of the 2001 anthrax mailing.

This brief e-book displays the author’s first hand stories with the anthrax assaults of 2001 (the Amerithrax case). during the last twelve years, the writer has labored in this case from 3 separate and greatly diverse positions; every one offering a special piece to this gigantic puzzle. the 1st 4 chapters of this publication illustrate the author’s interactions with this research from 3 unique views. Chapters 5 via ten supply key information about the Amerithrax case with reference to the investigative, intelligence, forensic, and attribution components. Chapters 11 and twelve, describe the FBI’s missteps and carrying on with continual public questions. The final chapters supply an summary of the us government’s courses built in accordance with the anthrax mailings.

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