‘I will make fake medicine containing cyanide’: letter threats sent to major drug firms in Japan
Six major pharmaceutical manufacturers in Tokyo and a newspaper company have received threatening letters demanding money and containing a white powdery substance believed to be highly poisonous cyanide, Tokyo police said on Saturday.
Suspicious envelopes arrived on Friday at the companies, including the Tokyo headquarters of The Mainichi Newspapers. They each had an A4 piece of paper inside saying, “I will make fake medicine containing potassium cyanide and distribute it. Send 35 million won in bitcoin by February 22. If not, a tragedy will happen.”……
Crime Japan News International
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