A SPORE ON THE GRASSY KNOLL: An insider’s account of the by Vahid Majidi

By Vahid Majidi

within the fall of 2001, presently after the Sept. 11 terrorists assaults, 5 envelopes jam-packed with the pathogen Bacillus anthracis have been despatched throughout the usa Postal carrier. Bacillus anthracis is the bacterium that explanations the lethal anthrax ailment. those letters killed 5 humans and seventeen others reduced in size the anthrax affliction. brokers from the Federal Bureau of research (FBI) and the USA Postal Inspection provider shaped a role strength and, for the following 8 years, they investigated this crime. the results of this assault are some distance attaining and protracted. so much executive organizations were profoundly impacted because of the 2001 anthrax mailing.

This brief ebook displays the author’s first hand reports with the anthrax assaults of 2001 (the Amerithrax case). during the last twelve years, the writer has labored in this case from 3 separate and enormously diversified positions; every one delivering a different piece to this great puzzle. the 1st 4 chapters of this e-book illustrate the author’s interactions with this research from 3 unique views. Chapters 5 via ten offer key information about the Amerithrax case in regards to the investigative, intelligence, forensic, and attribution parts. Chapters 11 and twelve, describe the FBI’s missteps and carrying on with chronic public questions. The final chapters supply an outline of the USA government’s courses built based on the anthrax mailings.

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