NBC New York is reporting that the latest threats from al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen target Wall Street financial institutions and executives, including Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Citibank and JP Morgan Chase.
Employees at the companies have been briefed by the FBI and security officials. There is no indication of assassination plots.
NBC New York Reports:
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In recent weeks, the FBI' Joint Terrorism Task Force and NYPD officials have been briefing bank executives and their security departments on the nature of the threat information. Much of it gleaned from al Qaeda writings like 'Inspire' magazine that recently warned of attacks targeting financial institutions.
The latest "Inspire" issue also made reference to trying to use Anthrax in an attack, officials said.
NBC terror consultants also point to the web writings of al Qaeda blogger Abu Suleiman Al-Nasser who recently wrote,"Rush my Muslim brothers to targeting financial sites and the program sites of financial institutions, stock markets and money markets."
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