“Love Triangle Gone Wrong” Leads To Illegal Wiretapping Charges Against NY Prosecutor
A former county prosecutor in New York was indicted Monday on federal charges of illegally wiretapping two phones. Tara Lenich is set to be arraigned before a federal magistrate on Monday afternoon in Brooklyn.
Lenich first faced state charges last fall when she was accused of orchestrating the surveillance of an unnamed male police detective and one of Lenich’s own female colleagues, in what the New York Times characterized last year as a "love triangle gone wrong." The new federal charges likely will supersede those state charges.
In a Monday statement, federal prosecutors allege that for nearly 16 months....