A St. Johnsbury law firm that represents clients at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and in Afghanistan is warning its Vermont clients that the federal government has been monitoring its phones and computer system.
A letter signed by all three attorneys at the firm of Gensburg, Atwell & Broderick, states the firm cannot guarantee that its communications are confidential.
The letter said the attorneys are "quite confident" the United States government is monitoring the phone and computer.
An attorney for Robert Gensburg said that in addition to the phone problems, a technician discovered that Gensburg's computer had been compromised and was not secure.
Gensburg represents a client in Afghanistan as well a prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.