Due to numerous news inquiries regarding powdery substances sent to five federal offices in Idaho and Utah, the FBI Salt Lake City Division is issuing an update. In each incident, initial field tests on the substances were negative. Samples were sent to laboratories for further testing. In regards to the laboratory tests on the substances in Boise and Coeur d'Alene, tests for hazardous materials and toxic substances were negative.
The FBI is awaiting laboratory results on substances found at the Salt Lake City FBI office and the FBI office in Pocatello, Idaho.
The substances were found Monday June 14, 2010 at FBI offices in Salt Lake City, Pocatello and Coeur d'Alene and at U.S. Attorney's Offices in Coeur d'Alene and Boise.