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Elvis impersonator accused in ricin scare

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  • Mississippi man arrested
  • Letters sent to President Obama and U.S. Senator being tested
Elvis impersonator accused in ricin scare

An Elvis impersonator is accused of mailing letters possibly contaminated with the deadly toxin ricin to President Obama and a U.S. senator.

FBI agents arrested Paul Kevin Curtis in Mississippi Wednesday.

MORE from HLN affiliate WMC: Suspect arrested for Ricin letters

Neither of the letters made it to their intended recipients. Both were stopped at a screening center. 

A source tells CNN the letters read in part: 

"To see a wrong and not expose it, is to become a silent partner to its continuance."

They were signed:

"I am KC and I approve this message."

KEEP READING: A Mississippi judge received a similar letter that is also being tested

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