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Warrants Shows How Far FBI Went To Get Into Michael Cohen’s Cell Phone

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Longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen.

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A search warrant for Michael Cohen’s properties included some pretty interesting orders to get into his cell phone.

CNN reports: [2]

┬áIn one warrant application for Cohen, an FBI agent requested authorization “to press the fingers (including thumbs) of Cohen to the Touch ID sensors of the Subject Devices, or hold the Subject Devices in front of Cohen’s face, for the purpose of attempting to unlock the Subject Devices via Touch ID or Face ID.”

One warrant requested not simply access to three of Cohen’s Gmail accounts, as well as other email accounts, but also some of the wide array of information Google keeps for its users by default, including search history, web cookies associated with an account, device information, and a host of other metadata categories.