Minn. AG, Others Unlawfully Pinged Drivers' Data, Suit Says

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Eighteen current and former Minnesota residents launched a suit in federal court Thursday accusing a bevy of counties and state officials, including Attorney General Lori Swanson and Court Administrator Jeff Shorba, of unlawfully accessing personal data contained in their driver records.

The complaint alleges that the defendants violated the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act and state common law claims for invasion of privacy by querying state driver record databases to obtain statutorily protected confidential information related to members of the plaintiff group, which includes Republican state...
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Case Title

Roschen et al v. Wabasha County et al


Case Number

0:13-cv-02490

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Minnesota

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Ann D. Montgomery

Date Filed

September 12, 2013

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