Federal Investigators Increase Reward for Information on Jan. 6 Pipe Bombs


From The Epoch Times:

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) have increased the reward for information leading to the successful identification of suspect(s) involved in placing pipe bombs in Washington city on Jan. 6.

The bounty was first set to $50,000 on Jan. 7, one day after the bombs were discovered. This has since been increased to $75,000.

ADDITIONAL REWARD: @ATFWashington & #FBIWFO are now offering a reward of up to $75K for info about the person(s) responsible for the placement of suspected pipe bombs in DC on January 6th. Call 1800CALLFBI with info or submit to https://t.co/NNj84wkNJP. pic.twitter.com/f77EHkVNND

— FBI Washington Field (@FBIWFO) January 21, 2021

Authorities have said that around 1 p.m. on Jan. 6, law enforcement agencies received the first reports about a suspected pipe bomb at the headquarters of the Republican National Committee (RNC), located at 310 First Street Southeast in Washington.

Just 15 minutes later, a second suspected pipe bomb with a similar description to the threat at the RNC was reported at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), located at 430 South Capitol Street Southeast in Washington.

The two bombs were defused and did not detonate.

The FBI has also released pictures of individuals as they seek the public’s help to identify those involved in assaults on law enforcement officers on Jan. 6.

Dozens of people have already been arrested and charged in connection with the Capitol breach.

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Read the full report at The Epoch Times: https://www.theepochtimes.com/federal-investigators-increase-reward-for-information-on-jan-6-pipe-bombs_3666617.html



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