CNN Sent Another Suspicious Package After Week of Bomb Scares

Suspicious Package Bound For CNN Intercepted In Atlanta, CNN Reports

Suspicious Package Bound For CNN Intercepted In Atlanta, CNN Reports

CNN's president today revealed another suspicious package had been sent to the network, this time to its Atlanta HQ.

A suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted on Monday by a post office in Atlanta. This meant there has been no evacuation of CNN Center, where it remains business as usual. The official also said that, as part of the investigation, authorities were scrutinizing Sayoc's social media posts. "Our screening process is working and we will keep you updated as we learn more", Zucker said.

Atlanta FBI Office spokesman Kevin Rowson confirmed to FOX 5 their bomb squad and other law enforcement agencies responded after they were notified by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

CNN's NY office was evacuated for hours last week after one of the pipe bombs was found there.

Cesar Altieri Sayoc faces a number of federal charges, after the FBI accused him of sending improvised explosive devices to high-profile targets last week.

Sayoc is scheduled to appear in federal court in Miami Monday afternoon. CNN said it's having all its mail screened off-site.

After Sayoc's arrest Friday, authorities warned that more packages might still be circulating through the mail system.

Other intended recipients included ex-vice president Joe Biden, Hollywood actor Robert De Niro, billionaire donor George Soros, former CIA director John Brennan, former intelligence chief James Clapper, ex-attorney general Eric Holder, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, and billionaire investor Tom Steyer. This is the third suspicious package sent to the cable news organization in less than a week. He's accused of targetting prominent Democrats and critics of the President Donald Trump. He was expected to be formally charged on Monday.

Turchie added that investigators were fortunate Sayoc had previously been arrested and, therefore, had fingerprints in the system.

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