The government obtained a search warrant for defendant’s computer for 18 U.S.C. § 1960 and for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange service. During the search, the officer found an image of child pornography. He stopped the search and applied for a search warrant. The affidavit and search warrant and search are valid, but the court goes on at length about the necessity of comprehensive ex ante review of search warrant materials in computer search cases to avoid oversearches. United States v. Stetkiw, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111216 (E.D. Mich. July 3, 2019):
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