When it comes to personal finances, there are some instances in which people become desperate for money. When that occurs those people sometimes turn to unethical methods to obtain the money they need. Those unethical methods can lead to criminal charges being filed. St. Louis residents might like to learn about an ex-federal employee who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from schemes to steal money from her co-workers.
In his comments following a recent ruling issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Missouri is in the 8th Circuit), the defense attorney called it “a sad day for the Constitution.”
It’s certainly not hard to understand the concerns of a growing number of Americans, constitutional scholars and privacy advocates regarding the government’s increasing use of technology to track individuals and note their activities.
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