Press Release

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Office of Public Affairs
National Press Office

October 19, 2006

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office of Public Affairs
(202) 282-8010

FBI and DHS Determine NFL Stadium Threat is a Hoax

Washington, D.C. – The FBI and DHS have evaluated the recent internet based WMD threat to NFL Stadiums. The investigation has determined that this is a hoax. The public should be reassured of their security as they continue to attend sporting events this weekend.

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