Miami-Dade said it wiped the data from 13 phones temporarily issued to county officials for a two-week trade mission to China and Japan in March 2018. The Miami Herald requested text messages from one of the phones, only to discover the data had been deleted. That could be a violation of state law.
Miami-Dade said it wiped the data from 13 phones temporarily issued to county officials for a two-week trade mission to China and Japan in March 2018. The Miami Herald requested text messages from one of the phones, only to discover the data had been deleted. That could be a violation of state law. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO
Miami-Dade said it wiped the data from 13 phones temporarily issued to county officials for a two-week trade mission to China and Japan in March 2018. The Miami Herald requested text messages from one of the phones, only to discover the data had been deleted. That could be a violation of state law. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO

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