Dec 142009
 
 December 14, 2009  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, U.S.

Ivan Moreno of the Associated Press reports:

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that authorities violated the constitutional and privacy rights of suspected illegal immigrants when they used tax returns to try and build hundreds of identity theft cases against them.

The ruling affirmed a decision by a Weld County district judge who suppressed evidence against one of the defendants. In that case, investigators raided a tax business that catered to Latinos in Greeley, an agricultural city on the northern plains of Colorado with a heavily Hispanic population.

Read more in the San Francisco Examiner.

Previous coverage on this case linked from here and here.

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