Jan 052011
 January 5, 2011  Posted by  Court, Surveillance

Associated Press reports:

A New York judge has demanded the government explain itself for eavesdropping on phone calls between an insider trading defendant and his wife.

Federal Judge Richard Sullivan ruled in favor Wednesday of the government’s right to wiretap insider trading suspects, but drew the line at the private chats between a husband and wife.

Read more KGW.com

Other aspects of wire-tapping decisions related to this insider trading case are discussed in a New York Times article.

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