More than 200 antisemitic hate letters sent to Bavarian politicians, public prosecutors and NGOs

An unknown person has sent at least 200 letters with antisemitic content throughout Bavaria.

The Upper Bavaria North police is investigating – and looking for further victims.

The unknown perpetrator has been sending machine-generated letters with antisemitic slogans since November 2020. Among other things, the hate mail denies the Holocaust.

The letters were sent to local politicians, public prosecutors, judges, employees of radio stations, but also to organisations such as student fraternities or fraternity clubs.

The recipients are apparently randomly selected people. In addition to local politicians, public prosecutors, judges, employees of radio stations, but also organisations such as student fraternities or fraternity clubs were written to.

So far, the police are aware of about 200 cases from all over Bavaria. “However, we assume that the number of letters is much higher,” said an investigator from the Fürstenfeldbruck criminal investigation department.

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