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FBI criticized over use of Patriot Act

The FBI has improperly used provisions of the USA Patriot Act to obtain thousands of telephone, business and financial records without prior judicial approval, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Friday in a report that embarrassed the FBI and ignited outrage on Capitol Hill. The report found that the bureau lacked sufficient controls to make sure that its agents were acting properly when they obtained records using administrative subpoenas, which do not require a judge’s prior approval. And the report found that the bureau does not follow some of the rules it does have on the matter. Full Story

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