Whoa.

An “explosive device” of some sort was discovered in the mailbox of billionaire George Soros’ home in Katonah, NY on Monday:

According to the New York Times, one of Soros’ staffers had actually opened the package containing the device, but it did not detonate. The staffer then took the package out to the woods and called the police:

More from the NYT:

A law enforcement official confirmed that the device was found near Mr. Soros’s home. It did not explode on its own, and bomb squad technicians “proactively detonated” it, the official said.

Federal and state law enforcement officials responded to the scene in Katonah, N.Y., a hamlet in the upscale town of Bedford in northern Westchester County, after the Bedford Police Department received a call about a suspicious package at about 3:45 p.m.

“An employee of the residence opened the package, revealing what appeared to be an explosive device,” the police said in a statement. “The employee placed the package in a wooded area and called the Bedford police.”

Thankfully nobody was hurt and we sincerely hope the FBI catches the people behind this and they’re prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

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