Miami Herald: That DNA you send in the mail can help trace your ancestry. It can also get you arrested.

Miami Herald: That DNA you send in the mail can help trace your ancestry. It can also get you arrested.. “Trying to unravel the mystery of your genetics through programs like 23andMe.com or Ancestry.com can also help police unravel a criminal investigation. That saliva sample sent to those genetic testing companies with the purpose of learning more about your ancestral history doesn’t just belong to you. With a warrant, it can also belong to law enforcement, company officials say.”

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