FBI Tracking Device Use OK'd, To Privacy Groups' Dismay

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A man accused of an online tax fraud scheme lost an Arizona federal court bid on Wednesday to suppress electronic evidence gathered by the FBI’s so-called Stingray technology, in a ruling that civil liberties advocates fear may set a precedent for government misuse of electronic surveillance.

U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell ruled that the FBI had not violated the constitutional rights of defendant Daniel David Rigmaiden in using electronic devices, including Stingray, to track him down for allegedly submitting hundreds of false tax returns to...
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