Charges filed against man accused of sending white powder to Trump Jr.

Charges filed against man accused of sending white powder to Trump Jr.

A 24-year-old Massachusetts man was charged on Thursday for allegedly sending an envelope filled with white powder to the New York apartment of Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico 2020 is not a family affair, for a change Pompeo jokes about speaking at Trump hotel: 'The guy who owns it' is 'going to be successful' MORE and his wife, Vanessa. 

The man, Daniel Frisiello, is accused of mailing the letter that sent Vanessa Trump to the hospital. The substance inside was eventually determined to be non-harmful. 

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The letter was postmarked from Boston and was directed to Trump Jr., President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth MORE's eldest son. It contained a short note criticizing Trump Jr. as an "awful, awful person."

"You are getting what you deserve," the note reportedly read, according to The New York Times.

The charges filed Thursday by U.S. prosecutors in Boston include five counts of mailing a threat to injure a person and five counts of mailing a hoax threat, according to MassLive.com

Vanessa Trump opened the letter at her mother's apartment in Manhattan. She called 911 after she began feeling ill and was taken to the hospital as a precaution. 

It was not the first time the Trumps have had to deal with such a scare. In 2016, during President Trump's campaign, letters containing suspicious powders were sent to Trump Tower twice.