November 2021’s mail security threats continued recent patterns of illicit items in the mail, highlighting the need for screening programs within government facilities.
Drug-related incidents increased, especially in prisons. Paper soaked with narcotics continue to show up in “legal mail” sent to inmates.
September’s mail threat totals trended downward with fewer total overall incidents reported. Although the overall number fell, some interesting events occurred in new categories.
US incidents were heavily skewed towards drugs. International events revolve around political and criminal categories.
Threatening mail continued to rise in July 2021, continuing the trend of government leadership as the primary target.
June brought some interesting events that highlight the evolution of threats in the post-pandemic world.
As the world climbs out of the pandemic, mail threats have increased. Get the full report on mail security alert, May 2021.
White powder, extortion, coercion, and death threats — April 2021 saw a significant rise in threats targeting government agencies globally.
White powder, extortion, coercion, and death threats — March 2021 saw a significant rise in threats targeting government agencies globally.
Excerpt of mail threats incidents across the US in Feb, 2021. Use these threats to plan for the future of mail security.