NEW YORK (AP) — A software company that helped identify the remains of 9/11 victims is accusing the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office of improperly handing its programing secrets to the FBI.
The New York Times reported Saturday that a federal judge in Manhattan has been asked to decide if the lawsuit can go forward.READ MORE: NYPD: Wounded Officer Wilbert Mora Transferred To NYU Langone Medical Center, Still In Critical Condition
The claim was filed in March by Gene Codes, based in Ann Arbor, Mich.
The company’s software helped the city analyze and organize the DNA of attack victims.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera's Wake To Be Held Thursday At St. Patrick's Cathedral
But Gene Codes claims New York refused to pay to maintain the software, then acted “in concert with the F.B.I. to steal” proprietary information from the system after it crashed.
New York City has filed a $10 million countersuit claiming the company didn’t meet its contractual obligations.MORE NEWS: Tri-State Area Police Departments Travel To Harlem In Tribute To Fallen NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
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