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Brooklyn Prosecutor Who Wiretapped Ex-Lover Gets 1 Year

Law360 (February 2, 2018, 6:03 PM EST) -- A Brooklyn prosecutor who copped to forging judges' signatures to illegally wiretap a married police detective with whom she’d had an affair and his new romantic interest was sentenced Friday to a year in federal prison.

Before her sentencing in New York federal court, Tara Frances Lenich, who once led high-stakes cases against gang members and drug traffickers at the Kings County District Attorney's Office, made a tearful appeal to the judge, calling her relationship with the detective “completely destructive.”

And when it “went from bad...
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