Senator calls for probe of mass surveillance tool used by U.S. law enforcement | Reuters

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden on Wednesday called for the Justice Department inspector general to investigate federal, state and local law enforcement access to a database of more than 150 million money transfers, citing concerns it disproportionately affects minorities and low-income individuals. Law enforcement agencies have routinely accessed the vast trove of money transfer records without court oversight, Wyden said…

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