Letter Bomb Sent to German Bank

    The headquarters of Deutsche Bank is photographed in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011. Deutsche Bank AG said Tuesday that it made euro 777 million (US dollar 1.1 billion) in net profit, beating analyst estimates, as stronger consumer banking made up for falling profits from trading securities amid market turbulence from Europe's government debt crisis. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

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    After receiving a report that a letter bomb was sent to the CEO of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, the NYPD is stepping up security around Deutsche Bank locations in the city and warning all New York bank-security officials to “take precautions.” The package containing an explosive device was “detected by X-ray technology inside the mail room” at Deutsche Bank’s overseas headquarters, an official confirmed, and did not detonate.

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