FBI Serves Search Warrants on Yahoo, Google

Suspect may have made video of another woman
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2009 4:52 PM CST
FBI Serves Search Warrants on Yahoo, Google
This is an Oct. 3, 2009, file photo of ESPN's Erin Andrews.   (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

(Newser) – FBI agents served search warrants at the offices of Google and Yahoo today, looking for evidence against an Illinois man accused of making "peephole" videos of Erin Andrews. Authorities want Yahoo to turn over a similar video allegedly made by suspect Michael Barrett of a second woman and posted briefly on Flickr in June.

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It's not clear what agents wanted from Google, but both companies have 10 days to comply, reports the LA Times. Barrett is currently free on a $100,000 bond. The new video sought by agents was apparently made through a hotel room peephole, in the same manner that nude footage of the ESPN reporter was taken, notes AP.
(Read more Erin Andrews stories.)

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