Ex-Seagate Exec Can't Suppress Emails In Kickback Case

Law360, San Francisco (March 4, 2013, 9:19 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to suppress emails and other evidence gathered by the FBI against Hamid Ghazvini, a former Seagate Technology Inc. executive accused of taking kickbacks for leaking confidential company information, rejecting his arguments that the FBI's warrants were unlawfully overbroad.

Ghazvini's attorney, Martha Boersch, argued that the FBI's warrants were too general, allowing them to seize several of her client's electronic devices and computers and all of his emails, regardless of whether those items were related to the alleged crimes....
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