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Hastings Police Sent 9/11 Treasures

Unrest, Conflicts and WarDeutsche Bank AGSeptember 11, 2001 AttacksFBIOne World Trade Center

A small box sent to the Hastings Police uncovers historic items from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The delivery was from the new owner of the Smokey Mountain Tobacco Shop, the old box contained dusty domestic and foreign currency, personal I.D.'s and an assortment of business cards.

Police received the package back on June 27, 2012.

Because some of the personal I.D.s and business cards revealed One World Trade Center as the address, an investigation was conducted to determine if any of the individuals identified in the contents were deceased from the 9-11 terrorist attack. None of the individuals identified were exactly determined killed in the 9-11 incident, however several of the identified weren't listed as deceased or alive.

Of the identified businesses: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cantor Fitzgerald, FBI, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, and Chang HWA Bank.
 
It appears the money, as well as the I.D.’s, were collected by looters following the 9-11 incident and sold to the highest bidder on the net.

The currency, mostly in-tact $1 bills and an assortment of larger half-bills, investigators assume the looters kept the in-tact larger American bills for themselves, selling the lesser valued bills on the net. 

Since these items are looted contraband they will not be released unless proper ownership has been determined.
 
Check the photo gallery on the left to see the items.

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