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Wyoming’s New Asset Forfeiture Law Could Set A Game-Changing Precedent

Civil asset forfeiture is a practice in which police can seize property and keep it even if they don’t convict or charge the owner with a crime. Then, the owner must go through the legally arduous, and often unsuccessful process to recoup their property – whether it’s a vehicle, cash or home – from the police. The Institute for Justice, an organization pushing for forfeiture reform, rated Wyoming with a D- for their forfeiture laws.

BREAKING: New Mexico Gov. Signs Bill Abolishing Civil Asset Forfeiture

By Casey Harper New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill to abolish civil asset forfeiture Friday. She signed just before the noon deadline that would have pocket vetoed...

IRS Seizes Nearly $19K From Widow Who Deposited Late Husband’s Savings...

Dubuque, IA- The IRS has seized almost $19,000 from an Iowa woman's bank account because she was depositing her late husband's savings in increments under $10,000. Janet Malone, 68,...