Feds announce $20,000 reward for SRS anthrax hoax in 2005

Federal and local law enforcement agencies today issued a $20,000 reward for information about a 2005 anthrax hoax at Savannah River Site.

The Atlanta Field Office of the FBI, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office jointly issued the reward to aid their investigation into discovering the identity and location of the person initiating the hoax against officials at SRS and the federal Department of Energy, according to an FBI press release.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the FBI’s Augusta agency at (706) 722-3702, the sheriff’s office at (706) 541-2782, or the Postal Inspection Service at (888) 876-5322.



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