Claim: A truck carrying ten tons of cyanide was hijacked in Mexico, and some of the cyanide is still missing.
Status: Sort of.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2002]
**High Priority **
HIGHWAY ALERT 05-15-02
The following is a notification just received from the FBI.
Thursday, May 16 (original Tuesday, May 14)
This is to notify all recipients that a tractor trailer unit was hijacked by three (3) unidentified gunmen on
Authorities in both Mexico and Texas have confirmed this hijacking. This hijacking so far is noteworthy because the unit was loaded with one hundred
The FBI would appreciate all transportation companies notifying their drivers of this unit’s description. The tractor has been described as a white 2002
Origins: In the panic-filled days immediately following the terrorist attacks of
All of those rumors proved to be baseless, but the current warning about the hijacking of a Mexican truck loaded with cyanide is real. On Friday,
The truck was recovered by Mexican police in Zacatlan on Thursday,
Last updated: 8 March 2008