Dec 182015
 December 18, 2015  Posted by  Court, U.S.

Lorraine Bailey reports:

New York’s highest court will decide whether authorities overstepped in probing police officers and firefighters suspected of fraudulently obtaining benefits meant for first responders traumatized by the attacks on the World Trade Center.

The case stems from a bulk warrant that the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office presented Facebook a little more than two years ago as part of a large-scale investigation into the fraudulent filing of Social Security disability claims.

Read more on Courthouse News. The ACLU, NYCLU, and 10 tech companies filed amicus briefs supporting the defendants. 

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