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10 Chase Banks Hit With Letter Threats, Some With White Powder

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DENVER, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Ten branches of Chase (JPM.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) bank in Colorado and Oklahoma received threatening letters on Monday, some containing a harmless white powder.

An FBI spokeswoman said seven banks in the Denver area got letters, along with three in Oklahoma.

"Based on our investigation, the suspicious substance appears to be non-hazardous," FBI spokeswoman Kathy Wright said. She did not identify the powder or elaborate on the nature of the threat.

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