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T. Denny Sanford was ‘implicated individual’ in child porn investigation

T. Denny SanfordFARGO (KVRR) – Search warrant affidavits indicate that phone, email and computer records were seized as part of a child pornography investigation involving billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford. The investigation into Sanford was reported last year by ProPublica and the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Court documents in the case were initially sealed and referred to Sanford as “an…

Search warrants in T. Denny Sanford investigation will be unsealed

T. Denny SanfordPIERRE, S.D. – Search warrants will be unsealed in an investigation into billionaire banker-turned philanthropist T. Denny Sanford for possible possession of child pornography, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous ruling, dated Wednesday and announced Thursday, upheld a lower court ruling that said state law prohibits courts from sealing search warrants and the corresponding lists of…

South Dakota Supreme Court may unseal investigation of T. Denny Sanford

T. Denny SanfordPIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Supreme Court is weighing whether to unseal a search warrant and affidavits in an investigation into billionaire banker-turned-philanthropist T. Denny Sanford for possible possession of child pornography. The court documents are sealed and refer only to “an implicated individual.” Attorneys did not name Sanford as they made their arguments to the court Tuesday….