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He Beat the IRS in Court, But They Still Won’t Make...

The law requires the government compensate innocent victims of asset forfeiture, but the IRS refuse to obey.

Audit Reveals Oklahoma State Officials Using Seized Property, Funds For Personal...

Oklahoma state audits from 2009 to 2014 have revealed that while some property and funds seized by law enforcement agencies have gone missing, others...

TN Officer Charged With Theft After Taking $6,000 Using Civil Asset...

According to a state Comptroller’s report in Tennessee, a former police officer failed to deposit cash he collected for the return of seized vehicles totaling $6,000. "During...

7,033-Person City Funds $4.1 Million Police Station Through Civil Asset Forfeiture

Civil asset forfeiture is a legal maneuver used by police agencies to seize property from individuals accused, but not necessarily convicted, of a crime. The...

City in Which Cop Smashed Woman’s Camera Has History of Asset...

Earlier this week, BenSwann.com brought news of a US marshal who was caught on camera on Sunday and seen in the above-embedded video apparently...

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,...

Prosecutors Drop Asset Seizure Case Against Iowa Restaurant Owner

Federal prosecutors have dropped their civil forfeiture case against Carole Hinders, a restaurant owner who was targeted by the IRS last year for making cash deposits that...

AG Nominee Loretta Lynch Boasts Having Seized $904 Million Through Asset...

Civil asset forfeiture is a controversial policy in which the government seizes private property that it believes was either gained through the commission of...

Police Wish List Reportedly Being Used to Train Cops on What...

Civil asset forfeiture is a legal construct under which governments seize property that is believed to have been used for or obtained through criminal...