United States v. Appellee

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8th Circuit Court of Appeals confirms that reading a magnetic stripe card is not a 4th amendment violation and using a magstripe reader was similar to using ultraviolet light to check currency. (need full write-up)

United States v. Bah

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6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that a scan of magnetically-coded information on a credit or debit card does not involve a physical intrusion into a constitutionally protected area. (need full write-up)

United States v. Alabi

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The agents’ examination of the magnetic strips on the credit and debit cards did not constitute a search for Fourth Amendment purposes. (need full write-up)