Master OSM 2011
Federal prosecutors are reviewing an incident in which a Drug Enforcement Agency created a counterfeit Facebook profile and posted risqué personal pictures the agency obtained from a female suspect’s mobile phone without her consent.
Details surrounding the DEA creating the fake Facebook account in the woman’s name—a profile complete with pictures seized from her mobile phone during a 2010 drug-related arrest—were disclosed Monday by Buzzfeed.
The Justice Department told Buzzfeed on Tuesday that the “incident at issue in this case is under review.” The department did not immediately respond to Ars for comment.
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