Facebook Takes Issue With Police Undercover Profiles

A woman has sued and facebook.com has written the DEA following their use of pictures and personal information obtained from the woman's cell phone to create a fake facebook profile in an attempt to find ne'er-do-wells engaged in criminal behavior.  Apparently the Feds justify it by asserting it was “for a legitimate law enforcement purpose.”  Recall that in NJ, although private counsel and their agents are ethically prohibited from misrepresenting during the course of investigations, law enforcement usually is not.

Click here for the original article from buzzfeed.

Click here for the letter facebook.com sent to the DEA.