Monday, November 8

Warning Signs of a Dangerous Letter or Package

Do you know the warning signs of a potentially dangerous letter or package? And what to do if you come across one? 

According to a guide by the FBI - Click Here for FBI Guide Website
Information Below from the FBI:
First, be suspicious if you come across mail/packages with:

  • Protruding wires or strange odors
  • Excessive tape or string
  • Oily spots, discolorations, or crystallization on the wrapper
  • Excessive postage
  • Addressing mistakes and issues, including misspelled words, badly typed or written addresses, wrong titles with names, no return addresses, etc
Second, if you do see one or more of these tell-tale signs, you should:

  • Stop…don't handle the item
  • Isolate it immediately
  • Don't open, smell, or taste it
  • Activate your emergency plan and notify a supervisor

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