Public Defender Sues Minn. Cities Over Driver's Data Breach

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 10:12 PM EST) -- A Minnesota public defender launched a suit in federal court Monday accusing the police departments in eight cities and counties of violating her privacy by allowing their employees to view personal data contained in her state motor vehicle record without permission.

In her complaint, plaintiff Lauri M. Traub alleges that employees in the police departments of St. Paul, St. Paul Park, Hastings, Farmington and Burnsville and the sheriff's departments of Aitkin, Dakota and Sherburne counties unlawfully accessed her driver's license records on at least a dozen...
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