Prudential workers in Newark say it's pretty much business as usual
Monday was the first day back to work for about 1,000 employees at the Prudential Financial headquarters in Newark after reports that terrorists considered packing limousines with explosives and driving them into the parking garage underneath the building.
Authorities say every car is being checked before it's allowed down Academy Street near the parking garage that sits underneath the Prudential building. In fact, a company spokesperson says every car is checked each time it comes down the block.
Since last week, police with assault rifles and road barricades have surrounded the the building's perimeter. Many employees say they're comfortable with the security measures in place and say it's pretty much business as usual.
A Prudential spokesperson would not say whether or not the company had been informed about the limousine threat. He did say they have been working very closely with law enforcement.
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