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By fall 2017, prosecutors and agents concluded that they had drained the outcomes thatcould be acquired from utilizing clandestine tools for purposes of carrying out investigations. Allthe evidence collected implicated Dr. Ivin to the crime (United States General Accounting Office,2003). The detectives further gained access to Dr. Ivin’s office in USAMRIID, his cars and hishome in Federick. They undertook these procedures with the intention that the evidence wouldconnect him to the anthrax attacks. On 1stNovember 2007, the detectives handling the caseimplemented the search warrants thus resulting in the retrieval of numerous elements that wereof interest to the case.The letters included one that had been sent to BBC News using the sameaddress in 1987 on the Brokaw dispatch. The investigators additionally obtained two stun guns,three handguns, an electronic device for detection, computer software for snooping and a taser.
ANTHRAX ATTACKS4Another shocking evidence that was uncovered was that Dr. Ivins had been using part ofhis basement as a firing range. The connection between the projected recipients of the letters andthose who were supposed to get the anthrax attacks letters was another piece of evidence thatconnected Dr. Ivins to the anthrax attacks. The search conducted by detectives on his emailaccounts and trash can gave further evidence that connected Dr. Ivins to the anthrax attack.According to the data provided, it was evident that Dr. Ivins was responsible for sending theanthrax-laced letters. The conclusion can be made based on a compilation of certain aspectsincluding opportunity, motive, struggles with mental health, nearness with the source ofenvelopes and the source of anthrax spore.