Woman who sent poison letter to Trump declares her innocence

Source : 112 Ukraine

The court session was postponed for another week
20:07, 23 September 2020

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September 22, during a trial in a federal court in New York, Pascal Ferrier, suspected of sending a letter with ricin to the American president Donald Trump declared her innocence, as The Washington Post reported.

The meeting was rescheduled until the following Monday (September 28).  Until that time, Ferrier will remain in custody.

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As we reported earlier, US President Donald Trump was sent a package with a poisonous substance - ricin, it did not reach the

Two tests were performed to confirm the presence of poison in the package. As CNN explained, all mail for the White House is checked at a remote facility before being sent to the Trump administration. The case is now being handled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Secret Service.

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This not the first time, when the White House or other federal buildings are targeted with ricin packages. In 2014, a Mississippi man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sending letters dusted with ricin to former President Barack Obama and other officials.


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