November 9, 1998

Biohazard symbolToday in League HistoryNovember 9, 1998—The League receives an anthrax threat by mail. The letter reads, “You have just been exposed to anthrax strain 8490VNTR3,” and contains several Bible references, such as “judge not lest you be judged.” FBI agents arrive within the hour to investigate, and several Chicago media outlets and the Associated Press visit the League offices to cover the story.

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