News and updates about ricin

Canadian woman sent to prison over ricin letter to Trump

Canadian woman sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison over threatening letter containing ricin sent to Trump in 2020.

Canadian woman sent to prison over ricin letter to Trump

Woman pleads guilty to sending ricin letter to Trump

55-year-old Canadian woman pleads guilty to mailing threatening letter to then-US President in 2020.

Woman pleads guilty to sending ricin letter to Trump

Iranian arrested over plot to commit attack

32-year-old suspected of procuring cyanide and ricin to commit an "Islamist-motivated" attack in Germany.

Iranian arrested over plot to commit attack

Woman accused of mailing poison to Trump faces new charges

In Wash DC courtroom, Pascale Ferrier pleaded not guilty to sending threats through the mail and violating biological weapons prohibitions.

Woman accused of mailing poison to Trump faces new charges

Suspect in poisoned letter sent to White House identified

Woman suspected of sending letter with ricin to the White House is a resident of the Canadian province of Quebec.

Suspect in poisoned letter sent to White House identified

Suspect arrested over poisoned envelope sent to White House

Suspect who allegedly sent letter containing ricin to White House detained trying to enter the United States from Canada.

Suspect arrested over poisoned envelope sent to White House

Jerusalem woman admits planning terror attacks in the US

Israeli-Arab woman living in Wisconsin pleads guilty to recruiting terrorists for ISIS to poison water supplies, carry out suicide attacks.

Jerusalem woman admits planning terror attacks in the US

Man arrested in connection with ricin envelopes sent to Trump

Man arrested in Utah in an investigation into envelopes filled with ricin that were mailed to Pentagon officials and President Trump.

Man arrested in connection with ricin envelopes sent to Trump

Report: Ricin suspected in envelope sent to Trump

An envelope addressed to Trump contained a substance suspected to be ricin, believed to be connected to envelopes sent to Pentagon.

Report: Ricin suspected in envelope sent to Trump

Germany arrests man suspected of building biological weapon

Tunisian man arrested in Germany on suspicion of trying to build biological weapon using deadly poison ricin.

Germany arrests man suspected of building biological weapon

Mississippi Man Indicted Over Sending Ricin Letters to Obama

A man from Mississippi was indicted Monday for allegedly mailing of ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and two other officials.

Mississippi Man Indicted Over Sending Ricin Letters to Obama

Suspicious Letter to White House Being Tested for Ricin

A suspicious letter addressed to the White House and "similar" to one sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted.

Suspicious Letter to White House Being Tested for Ricin

Letter Sent to NYC Mayor Bloomberg Tests Positive for Ricin

Anonymous letters sent to NY City Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained material that initially tested positive for ricin, the NYPD announced.

Letter Sent to NYC Mayor Bloomberg Tests Positive for Ricin

Ricin Suspect Charged With Threatening President's Life

Paul Kevin Curtis, suspected of sending poison-laced letters to Obama, charged with threatening the life of the president.

Ricin Suspect Charged With Threatening President's Life

Suspect Arrested Over Obama Ricin Letter

Authorities have arrested a suspect after a letter addressed to President Barack Obama tested positive for ricin.

Suspect Arrested Over Obama Ricin Letter

Ricin Found in Letter Addressed to Obama

A letter addressed to U.S. President Barack Obama tests positive for ricin, in a drama over poisoned mail.

Ricin Found in Letter Addressed to Obama

Deadly Poison Found in Letter Intended for U.S. Senator

Federal authorities intercepted a letter bound for the Washington office of U.S. Senator Roger Wicker that contained ricin.

Deadly Poison Found in Letter Intended for U.S. Senator