Suspect package sent to Lavazza, Ferrero, Vergnano

Like the package to Appendino, it was signed "Scuola Diaz"
Suspect package sent to Lavazza, Ferrero, Vergnano
08 April 09:13 2019 Print This Article

Packages containing suspect powder were sent Friday to the coffee maker Lavazza, the sweet maker Ferrero and the caffè Vergnano coffee maker. One package was sent to the new head offices of coffee maker Lavazza at the “Nuvola”  building in Turin.

According to emergency services some members of staff complained of respiratory problems.

The package contained a message demanding money not to contaminate Lavazza coffee.

The letter was sent from Belgium and written in English.

Earlier Friday a suspect package, apparently similar to an explosive package sent to Turin Mayor Chiara Appendino.

Police had said they suspected the Appendino package was sent by anarchists.

A suspect package, very similar to that sent to the Lavazza HQ, was sent to Nutella and sweets maker Ferrero’s plant at Alba near Cuneo on Friday.

A third similar package was sent Thursday to the Caffé Vergnano plant at Santen, near Turin.

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