S.D.Ohio: Def not entitled to return of property deemed “classified”

Defendant is not entitled to return of property that the government has deemed “classified.” United States v. Montgomery, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29115 (S.D. Ohio Feb. 17, 2021) (“In re Search Warrant for the Person of John F. Gill, 2014 WL 1331013, at *2 (E.D.N.C. Mar. 31, 2014) (denying motion for return of iPhone containing classified information); Roark v. United States, 2015 WL 2085193, at *3 (D. Or. May 15, 2015) (classified files belong to the United States and cannot be returned to a claimant).”).

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