Targets of suspicious packages in the United States


(Reuters) – FBI agents used DNA and a fingerprint to arrest a man in Florida suspected of sending at least 14 bombs to critics of U.S. President Donald Trump days ahead of congressional elections.

Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison if found guilty, said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He earlier said he faced 58 years.

Following are the figures targeted, starting with the most recent. Many packages used the return address of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.


1) Billionaire Tom Steyer, a Democratic donor

2) Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California

3) Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and CNN

4) Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey

5) Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (2 packages)

6) Actor Robert De Niro, who hurled obscenities at Trump at the Tony Awards in June

7) Representative Maxine Waters from California (2 packages)

8) Former Attorney General Eric Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama

9) Former CIA Director John Brennan and CNN

10) Former President Barack Obama

11) Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who ran against Trump for the presidency

12) Billionaire George Soros, donor to liberal groups

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; editing by Lisa Shumaker and Cynthia Osterman)