WaPo: Man investigated after Best Buy technicians tipped off FBI has child pornography case dismissed 

WaPo: Man investigated after Best Buy technicians tipped off FBI has child pornography case dismissed by Tom Jackman: 

The child pornography case against a California doctor whose computer was searched after he submitted it to Best Buy’s Geek Squad for repair has been dismissed after a judge ruled that an FBI agent made ‘several false or misleading statements or omissions … with reckless disregard for the truth’ in a search warrant affidavit. The case against oncologist Mark Rettenmaier attracted national attention because it revealed that technicians at the Geek Squad’s central repair facility in Kentucky had been paid by the FBI and would tip off the FBI field office in Louisville when they spotted possible child pornography on computers. Computers taken to Best Buy stores around the country for repair are all shipped to the Kentucky facility.

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