John Lennon's fingerprints seized by FBI in New York





A set of John Lennon’s fingerprints being auctioned for at least $100,000 (£63,000) has been seized by the FBI, 30 years after the singer’s death.

The 1976 signed application for Lennon’s US citizenship was one of the hallmarks of about 850 celebrity items in an online sale timed around Lennon’s birthday on Saturday.

The fingerprint card was being shown to media at a midtown New York shop early on Wednesday in an auction preview of more than 90 Beatles items when the FBI faxed a subpoena there and took the card.

Lennon was born in Liverpool, England and had been investigated by the FBI in the early 1970s for anti-war activity....




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