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Blame it on Anne Marie Rasmusson. In 2012, the former St. Paul cop filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking damages for more than 400 instances where law enforcement officials looked up her driver’s license records without justification. That case has resulted in more than $1 million worth of settlements with local governments, including nearly $800,000 from the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Mounting data-privacy lawsuits threaten to swamp governments

Blame it on Anne Marie Rasmusson. In 2012, the former St. Paul cop filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court seeking damages for more than 400 instances where law enforcement officials looked up her driver’s license records without justification. That case has resulted in more than $1 million worth of settlements with local governments, including nearly $800,000 from the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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