Texas actress arrested in ricin tainted letters case

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(CNN) — A Texas actress was arrested Friday in connection with allegedly ricin-tainted letters that were mailed last month to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Shannon Richardson, 35, also known as Shannon Rogers and Shannon Guess, allegedly also mailed a third letter with the toxin ricin to Mark Glaze, director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which was founded and co-chaired by Bloomberg, according to an FBI arrest affidavit from U.S. Attorney John M. Bales’ office in Texas. The group’s office is in Washington.

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