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Offbeat White powder sent to NY lawyer in viral rant deemed harmless

03:36  25 may  2018
03:36  25 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

After New Yorker's racist rant goes viral, his law firm gets pummeled with 1-star Yelp reviews

  After New Yorker's racist rant goes viral, his law firm gets pummeled with 1-star Yelp reviews New York lawyer Aaron Schlossberg got pummeled on Yelp after his racist rant went viral online.Aaron Schlossberg, a New York-based lawyer, became internet famous on Wednesday for the worst of reasons: a racist rant that went viral.

Police and the FBI are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Manhattan apartment of Donald Trump's son Eric that contained a white powder , two law enforcement officials said Friday.

By COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - An envelope containing a suspicious white powdery substance caused a scare when it was opened at a campaign office of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but it later was deemed to be harmless .

a person wearing a suit and tie: Aaron Schlossberg © Local News RSS EN-US Aaron Schlossberg NEW YORK — A letter with suspicious white powder was sent to the former office of the New York City lawyer whose rant against Spanish speakers went viral.

Police say two people at the midtown Manhattan office where Aaron Schlossberg once worked were exposed to the unknown substance at about 4 p.m. Thursday.

The powder was later deemed harmless and police say nobody was injured.

Last week, Schlossberg became incensed at hearing workers speak Spanish in a Manhattan restaurant.

In the rant caught on video, he threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement to have the workers kicked out of the country.

Critics hired a mariachi band to play outside his apartment and demanded his disbarment. His office space was then terminated.

Schlossberg later apologized for the incident, saying it was "unacceptable."

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