Civil Asset Forfeiture

Coronado
TheHill | |
There’s an under-the-radar fight brewing in Washington, D.C., and in states across the nation. The debate concerns when law enforcement can take...
ICE
TheIntercept | |
An internal handbook obtained by The Intercept provides a rare view into the extensive asset seizure operations of ICE’s Homeland Security...
Cash
TechDirt | |
The government loves taking people's money. It likes it so much it gets pretty weird about it. Even considering all we've covered here on the subject...
Asset Forfeiture
TheIntercept | |
In a stunning move, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act that...
DMX
ActivistPost | |
Legendary rapper DMX was recently arrested and charged with tax evasion for allegedly withholding over $1.7 million from tax collectors. U.S....
Gold Coins
ACCMag.com | |
A judge ruled that 10 rare gold coins worth $80 million belonged to the U.S. government, not a family that had sued the U.S. Treasury, saying it had...
Rand Paul
CNSNews | |
(CNSNews.com) – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers” on Sunday that he thinks civil asset forfeiture – where police can seize, then keep...
Police
Vice | |
More than four months have passed since intruders came into Ana Ortiz's apartment and robbed her of over $2,600 in cash she needed to pay rent. Her...
Cash
VillageVoice | |
The NYPD’s aggressive mis-enforcement of the state’s “gravity knife” law generally costs them money; at least $347,000 in false arrest and malicious...
Arrested
Syracuse.com | |
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Justin Lucas gathered up $50,000 in cash in 2011 to bail his brother out of jail on a drug charge. But when Lucas brought the money...