Explosive device reportedly found near George Soros' home

Aaron Brown
October 23, 2018

A suspected bomb on Monday was found in the mailbox at the NY home of George Soros, the billionaire financier and philanthropist who has also become the boogeyman of right-wing conspiracy theorists and mainstream Republicans, leading police to detonate the suspicious package in a nearby forested area.

Bedford police responded to the address in the town of Katonah on Monday afternoon after an employee of the residence opened the package.

An employee at the residence opened the package, revealing what appeared to be an explosive device. They then put the package in the woods and called the cops, who sent a bomb squad to safely detonate it. Soros himself was not at home at the time, according to the New York Times.

The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force Division is investigating the incident, saying in a Twitter statement that "there is no threat to public safety" at this time.

Soros, a Hungarian-born Jew, survived the Holocaust in his native country before emigrating to the United Kingdom and then the U.S. He then made his fortune, estimated at $8 billion, managing a hedge fund.

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Billionaire Soros, an 88-year-old survivor of Nazi Germany-occupied Hungary, made his fortune running a hedge fund. Soros was not home at the time.

A Hungarian government spokesman declined to comment.

As such, Soros has become a favorite boogeyman for the far right in the US and parts of Europe.

Those may seem like far-fetched conspiracies to some readers, but there are people that find Soros' financial support of a progressive agenda that it appears that someone placed an explosive device in the mailbox of his suburban home.

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