Well’s Fargo, the nations 4th biggest bank was sent envelopes containing suspicious white powder, five branches were shut down around the city.
In one of the six cases, corn starch was found to be the white powder the other five remaining have not been identified…
The Wells Fargo branches will remain closed pending further investigation by the police!
More than 500 protesters demonstrated at the bank’s annual shareholder meeting in San Francisco last week to express anger over foreclosures, executive compensation and corporate taxes.
Among other large banks, spokesmen for Bank of America Corp and JPMorgan Chase & Co said they had not closed any branches on Monday due to suspicious envelopes. A Citigroup spokesman had no immediate comment.
According to a website called maydaynyc.org, demonstrations are planned in New York City on Tuesday against “the corporations who rule our city.”
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo is the fourth-largest U.S. bank by assets.