Until last year, all of Bhanu Priya’s sales of laptop computers came from customers who climbed two floors to her store in a dilapidated New Delhi building. Now, she gets an additional 3,000 orders a month from the Internet and has hired 10 people to handle the new business.
Authorities need not show “reasonable suspicion” to conduct searches of laptop computers at U.S. borders, a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, said in dismissing a lawsuit seeking to set higher standards for such searches.
Ma Sin-chi, a Deutsche Bank AG managing director in Hong Kong, was charged with accepting HK$24.8 million ($3.2 million) in bribes in exchange for advice on the trading of derivative warrants issued by the bank.
A U.S. judge is weighing whether to halt a lawsuit filed by a graduate student whose laptop was seized by customs agents as he crossed the border from Canada and found to contain pictures of rallies by Hamas and Hezbollah.