Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Ex-DA Disbarred for Illegal Tapping

The former Brooklyn district attorney convicted of setting up an illegal wiretap on a romantic target and forging judges' signatures to get secure cellphone warrants has been disbarred by a New York appeals panel.

The Dec. 29 order against Tara Frances Lenich comes about nine months after she admitted in New York federal court to using her position as a DA and investigator to illicitly create judicial orders authorizing cellphone intercepts.

One of her targets was reportedly a New York City Police Department detective... more