FBI Can Inspect Bank Records Without Court Orders

The so-called Patriot Act II was discovered last year and the public outcry that ensued was enough to get the bill tossed out the window. One of the goals of that act, however, has made it into law under the radar of the community at large. The retarded monkey boy has Intelligence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (the relevant section is 374) into law, which among other things, grants the FBI the power to obtain financial information without a court order from a judge. It also expands the definition of financial information to include business such as car dealerships, jewellery stores and insurance companies. The law prevents the business that hands over the information to the FBI from telling their customer about the request

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