A series of letters apparently threatening
have been sent to newspapers around the country, and the FBI is investigating the matter.
The letters read, "Goldman Sachs. Hundreds will die. We are inside. You cannot stop us," according to reports published Friday.
Nine newspapers received the letters, which were mailed from New York and postmarked late June. They were signed "A.Q.U.S.A.," the reports indicated.
Goldman, based in downtown Manhattan, is one of the world's leading investment banks.
"We take these things very seriously," FBI spokesman Bill Carter told
Web site. "We have no specific and credible information about a credible threat to Goldman Sachs other than these letters," he continued.
report quoted a Goldman representative who said the firm has been working with the FBI since last month and that for now the threat appears to lack credibility.