The Anthrax Files 1. What is anthrax? How was anthrax used in the crimes? Anthrax is a biochemical weapon that looks like baby powder that flys through the air. It was put into letters and other things to try and get it to certain people or millions. 2. When examining the anthrax, what did scientists find? It came from the aims strain, which made them think it was an inside job. 3. The scientists were both helping with the investigation and suspects in the investigation. What issues might this create for a criminal investigation? The issue that this can create on investigation is the fact that they do not know who to trust and who not to trust. They need their help but they fear that one of them might be the criminal. 4. Who was Mr. Z? How did reporters and investigators react to their belief that he was mailer? What was found? Mr. Z was a former scientist by the name of Dr. Steven Hatfield. The media believed that he was the reason who did this because he had access to anthrax at the time of the crime. However when they
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