Judge Allows Discovery Over Retrieval-Masters Data Breach

Law360 (March 26, 2020, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge Thursday allowed the parties in a suit over a data breach at bankrupt collection agency Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau to seek documents from the company, saying discovery won't do the company any further harm since the case is winding down.

At a telephonic hearing, U.S. District Judge Robert Drain said the other parties in the multidistrict litigation had agreed to cover the discovery costs and not use the information against Retrieval-Masters. He noted the company has said it has almost no assets that the parties could claim.

"I guess I don't see the burden here under the...

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