May 29, 2022

"FBI Seeks Libraries' Help in Document Theft Probe" & U.S. Law Enforcement and Use of Facebook

From the AP (via the Wall St. Journal)

After police charged two men, including a presidential historian, with stealing millions of dollars in documents from the Maryland Historical Society, the FBI is asking other libraries and historical societies if the men have accessed their special collections and valuable documents.

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See Also: “Probe into stolen historical documents expands” (via Baltimore Sun)
See Also: “Presidential historian Barry Landau charged with stealing millions of dollars worth of documents” (via NY Daily News)

On Another Legal/Info Note: “US law enforcement agencies increasingly obtaining Facebook warrants” (via ZDNet)

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.