Tag: <span>courthouse</span>

Feds investigating foreclosure crisis said to have bugged the courthouse steps

Agen Sabung Ayam The bugged courthouse. Redwood City, California. (credit: Jimmy Emerson) Federal agents placed secret listening devices near the entrance of a Redwood City, California courthouse in 2009 and 2010, according to papers filed final week. The bugs had been component of an investigation of bid-rigging at public foreclosure auctions, which had been held…


Feds bugged steps of Silicon Valley courthouse

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: James Vaughan) Defense attorneys have asked a federal judge to throw out a lot more than 200 hours of conversations FBI agents recorded utilizing hidden microphones planted near the methods of a county courthouse in Silicon Valley. The lawyers are representing defendants accused of engaging in an illicit actual estate bid-rigging…