Category Archives: Asset Forfeiture

Cops Now Using a New Device Allowing them to Steal Cash From Innocent Citizens Like an ATM

The Electronic Recovery and Access to Data Machine, known by the acronym ERAD, can scan your bank account and prepaid cards, giving OHP instant access to the balance — and the funds — if a trooper believes the money is … Continue reading

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Is Property Seizure Regulation Just On The Horizon?

Americans are becoming increasingly distrustful of government, and with good reason. Among those reasons is the abominable use of civil asset forfeiture laws to deprive people (largely but not exclusively poorer people) of property without due process of law. It … Continue reading

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Government Orders Bank Tellers To Alert Police About Your Cash Withdrawals: So They Can “Seize the Funds… Investigate”

In 2012 law enforcement agencies seized $4.2 billion in assets from Americans. In most cases the money, homes, cars or other assets were seized without probable cause, warrants, charge or trial. Actually, even before the draconian “asset forfeiture” laws, it … Continue reading

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If They Want Your Money . . .

  The cop can then simply take – and keep your money. Because merely having a “large amount” of cash – that is the term used – is considered “suspicious.” So what, exactly, is a “large amount” of cash? Well, it depends on who … Continue reading

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Loretta Lynch’s Worrisome Answer on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Unfortunately, Lynch’s comments and her history as a champion of civil forfeiture inspire little hope that major and much-needed reform is imminent at the Department of Justice. By all means, drain your bank accounts to the absolute minimum you need … Continue reading

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$2.5 BILLION DOLLARS STOLEN FROM AMERICANS BY WHOM? THE ANSWER MIGHT SHOCK YOU…

Thank a vet or a cop. (Tongue in cheek.) — jtl, 419  [The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick] The criminals in federal and local government will steal your money, even if you’re a law-abiding citizen. Don’t … Continue reading

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The Crime of Civil Forfeiture

The only good that I see ever coming from civil forfeiture is that it reveals more clearly than does any other practice of the modern state the true, predatory nature of government Yep, indeed it does. Knowing how this works … Continue reading

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Canada Warns its Citizens Not to Take Cash to USA

Actually, this began long before 9/11 (about 1989, I think it was).  And also did you know that taking more than $10,000 out of the country (uSSA) and not declaring it is a Federal felony? Taking the money out of the country … Continue reading

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Highway Robbery

Criminal asset forfeiture laws provide local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies the power to seize and keep property as a punitive measure against a defender after a criminal conviction. Civil asset forfeiture laws provide law enforcement agencies the power … Continue reading

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