A Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., law firm that sued its bank to recover more than $236,000 lost to an e-mail check scam has won access to internal investigation records at Bank of America, where the firm has its accounts.

On Tuesday, in what appears to be a ruling of first impression in a New Jersey federal court, Magistrate Judge Michael Shipp granted Freedman & Gersten’s motion to compel discovery, giving BofA until Dec. 22 to turn over documents about the probe.

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