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Use of overseas NSA wiretaps in domestic criminal cases facing legal challenges
Use of overseas NSA wiretaps in domestic criminal cases facing legal challenges

WASHINGTON — When federal prosecutors charged Colorado resident Jamshid Muhtorov in 2012 with providing support to a terrorist organization in his native Uzbekistan, court records suggested the FBI had secretly tapped his phones and read his emails. But it wasn't just the FBI. The Justice Department acknowledged in October that the National Security Agency had gathered evidence against Muhtorov under a 2008 law that authorizes foreign intelligence surveillance without warrants, much of it on the Internet. His lawyers have not been permitted to see the classified evidence. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: NSA wiretaps: An article in the April 7 Section A about a Colorado man...

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