Criminal investigations without legal authority

Just The NewsThe Commerce Department announced Friday it will eliminate a security unit found to have improperly started criminal investigations and collected information on hundreds of its employees and citizens, according to a news report.

The decision follows a nearly five-month internal review by top Commerce lawyers. They concluded the agency's Investigations and Threat Management Service, did not have "adequate legal authority" to pursue criminal probes, as it had been doing for 15 years, The Washington Post reports.

Will anyone be punished for this? Of course not.

This entry was published Mon Sep 13 22:22:18 CDT 2021 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2021-09-13 22:22:18.0. [Tweet]

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