Post details: Sun Sentinel: Bank robbery suspect wants NSA phone records for his defense

06/23/13

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Sun Sentinel: Bank robbery suspect wants NSA phone records for his defense

Sun Sentinel: Bank robbery suspect wants NSA phone records for his defense by Terrance Brown. His own cell phone company didn't have his records that far back.

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One South Florida man accused in a series of bank robbery attempts is hoping the recent revelation that the federal government is secretly keeping millions of U.S. phone records could help his defense.

Terrance Brown, 40, is one of five men on trial in federal court in Fort Lauderdale on charges they conspired to hold up armored trucks making cash deliveries to banks in Miramar and Lighthouse Point in 2010. They have all pleaded not guilty.

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The FBI and federal prosecutors are using cellphone records in court to try to prove that the five accused men were all nearby when the robbery attempts and planning occurred, as Moss, who is cooperating with the U.S. Attorney's Office, testified.

The prosecution had told defense attorneys that they were unable to obtain Brown's cellphone records from the period before September 2010 because his carrier, MetroPCS, had not held on to them.

Like that motion will be granted?

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