Tag Archives: Asset forfeiture

A History of Asset Forfeiture

But the Lopeses are only one example out of millions. In the year their home was confiscated by police for a minor, four-year-old drug charge, $644 million in assets were seized. In 2018 alone, the Treasury Department’s Forfeiture Fund saw … Continue reading

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Sessions’ Plan To Expand Slavery & Gov’t Theft

Civil Asset Forfeiture is going to expand under Sessions. If this, the most blatant of government theft, does not make your blood boil, then you are not one of “us.” — jtl, 419 David Knight | Infowars.com   If you … Continue reading

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Sessions’ Plan To Expand Slavery & Gov’t Theft

Civil Asset Forfeiture is going to expand under Sessions If this does not make your blood boil, you are not one of “us.” — jtl, 419 David Knight | Infowars.com   If you have no property rights, YOU are the … Continue reading

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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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IRS Can Seize Your Assets Even If It Just Suspects You Committed a Crime

 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increasingly used the process called civil asset forfeiture to seize the assets — including bank accounts — of people suspected of being engaged in criminal activity, even if no criminal charges are filed. So … Continue reading

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