Authorities Intercept Suspicious Package Addressed To Eric Holder

Chuck Ross | Reporter

A potential explosive device addressed to former Attorney General Eric Holder was intercepted by authorities Wednesday.

According to CNN, the package had an incorrect address for Holder and was forwarded to the listed return address, which happened to be the offices of Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Secret Service confirmed that potential explosive devices were delivered to the New York residence of Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Washington, D.C. office of former President Barack Obama. (RELATED: ‘Potential Explosive Devices’ Delivered To Clintons, Obama; CNN’s New York Headquarters Evacuated)

The packages “were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such,” the Secret Service said, noting that the recipients were not “at risk of receiving them.”

Bill Clinton was at home when the package arrived. Hillary Clinton was in Florida to speak at a political rally.

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 19: (L-R) Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former U.S. president Bill Clinton look on during a "Get Out The Caucus" at the Clark County Government Center on February 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With one day to go before the Democratic caucuses in Nevada, Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Las Vegas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 19: (L-R) Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former U.S. president Bill Clinton look on during a "Get Out The Caucus" at the Clark County Government Center on February 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With one day to go before the Democratic caucuses in Nevada, Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Las Vegas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former U.S. president Bill Clinton on February 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The New York headquarters of CNN and the San Diego Tribune received similar devices Wednesday. The package sent to CNN was reportedly addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan, who is an analyst for MSNBC.

And on Monday, an explosive device was placed directly in the mailbox of billionaire progressive activist George Soros.

According to The New York Times, the device sent to Soros was similar to the others. It “was constructed from a length of pipe about six inches long filled with explosive powder,” The Times reported.

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