Samsung received bomb scare after Bin Laden was killed

Shane McGlaun - May 3, 2011, 6:14 am CDT
Samsung received bomb scare after Bin Laden was killed

The big news that circulated yesteryear was that the US military had finally tracked down terrorist Osama Bin Laden, the founder of Al-Qaeda. Bin Laden was killed in the attack to capture him along with several other people in the home. Apparently shortly after news that Bin Laden had been killed surfaced, Samsung electronics received a bomb threat. The threat was made to the main Seoul, Korea offices of Samsung.

The Canadian arm of the firm also reportedly received a similar threat. Oddly, the threat to Samsung in Korea also threatened other targets around Seoul. The other targets listed in the threat were the embassies of Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Syria and Egypt. All the embassies immediately raised security according to reports.

Samsung alerted authorities and 50 members of the special police force were dispatched to Samsungs HQ to determine if the threat was viable. One thing I did notice was none of the threats were leveled against the US, which was a surprise considering it was a US mission that resulted in Bin Laden’s death.

[via TheNextWeb]

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