Furious Liu Discloses Audit After NYPD Mosque Spying Report

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT) -- An Associated Press story saying the New York Police Department secretly opened a dozen "terrorism enterprise investigations" into city mosques and conducted constant surveillance triggered outrage on Wednesday from Comptroller John Liu, who said his office is auditing the citywide system of surveillance cameras.

Since 2001, when terrorist attacks brought down the Twin Towers, police have opened at least a dozen such investigations, the AP reported. That, the wire service reported, allowed for the cops to spy on Muslim religious establishments for years despite the fact...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.