An Ohio man delinquent on paying his student loans was sentenced in Dallas to three years in prison for mailing a hoax white powder threatening letter to Texas.
A North Texas man faces up to 25 years in prison for mailing hundreds of white powder hoax letters to schools, government offices and U.S. embassies.
Hazmat teams have responded to the Earle Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas after someone found a suspicious envelope containing white powder.
For the past six years, someone has been mailing letters containing white powder from North Texas to cities across the United States and U.S. Embassies around the world. The man behind the mailings has been arrested and identified as 66-year-old Hong Minh Truong, according to federal authorities.
The FBI says it suspects the mailings of the envelopes over the last four years are the work of someone in Texas.
The envelopes were found at a high school and an elementary school.
A lockdown has been lifted after a Dallas high school got a scary piece of mail.