Visa, Mastercard, Cash or Your Home:  Asset Forfeiture

Citizen Wealth Financial Justice

New Orleans    There are not a huge number of issues where there is bipartisan agreement, but over the last five years the widespread reports of abuse in civil asset forfeiture have achieved that rarity.  The original policy rationalization for seizing property was based on the recovery ill-gotten gains produce through criminal activity.  Fair enough.  Crime …

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