The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Fed Fakes Suspect’s Social Media Account

    A DEA agent stole a woman’s identity to create a phony Facebook account — complete with racy photos from her seized cell phone — in a bid to bust a drug ring, and the U.S. Justice Department is defending him. While the New York woman awaited trial for cocaine distribution, the agent set up the account and used it to communicate with suspected criminals. “It reeks of misrepresentation, fraud and invasion of privacy,” says one law professor. The woman is suing, but her “profile” remains online.


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