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State tells city to seize aide’s computers

Specialist must be hired to recover e-mail

Mayoral candidates (from left) Kevin McCrea, Michael Flaherty, and Sam Yoon called for a criminal investigation. Mayoral candidates (from left) Kevin McCrea, Michael Flaherty, and Sam Yoon called for a criminal investigation. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Donovan Slack and Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / September 15, 2009

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Secretary of State William F. Galvin yesterday ordered the city of Boston to immediately seize City Hall computers and software used by the top policy aide to Mayor Thomas M. Menino and to hire an independent computer forensics specialist to try to retrieve e-mails the aide deleted. (Full article: 1172 words)

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