The FBI asks IBC Manufacturing to assist it in an investigation of one of IBC’s employees. Specifically, the FBI asks one of IBC’s managers to search the employee’s locker and give the FBI any illegal drugs found. Which of the following statements is most correct?
A. IBC cannot be guilty of violating the 4th Amendment because it is not a government agency.
B. IBC’s actions would be private action, not state action; therefore, the 4th Amendment would not apply.
C. IBC may be in violation of the 4th Amendment because it is acting at the request of the government.
D. IBC could not be in violation of the 4th Amendment because it is a private company; however, it may be subject to civil liability.