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...employee, or agent may not notify any person involved in the transaction that the transaction has been reported; and…no officer or employee of the Federal Government or of any State, local, tribal, or territorial government within the United States, who has any knowledge that such report was made may disclose to any person involved in the transaction that the transaction has been reported, other than as necessary to fulfill the official duties of such officer or employee.” This section alone goes against the Fourth Amendment. Not only does the government have the ability to seize financial records in secret, the financial institute that gave the records out is not allowed to inform the individual that their records were given out. Right to privacy, right of freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures not to mention a system of checks and balances are all violated.
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