Gang Of Thieves: DEA Stole $3.2 Billion In Cash From Innocent People In Only A Decade


The policy must be stopped before it goes much further, it is not constitutional!

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From Activist Post, by Justin Gardner

By Justin Gardner

A bombshell report from the Inspector General (IG) at the Department of Justice has exposed the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the colossal thieves they are. According to the report, DEA seized more than $4 billion in cash from people since 2007, but $3.2 billion of the seizures were never connected to any criminal charges. That figure does not even include the seizure of cars and electronics.

This thievery is possible through the insidious practice of civil asset forfeiture (CAF), where law enforcement can seize cash and property on the mere suspicion of being involved in criminal activity. Originally developed in the 1980s to go after organized crime, CAF has mushroomed into a source of revenue for cops across the country – from local to state to federal – in what’s become known as Policing for Profit.

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One comment on “Gang Of Thieves: DEA Stole $3.2 Billion In Cash From Innocent People In Only A Decade

  1. In NYC, when we were seizing property for civil forfeiture in the 1990s when it really caught on, the arrestee had to be convicted, and then, the seized property or assets had to be approved for civil forfeiture by a judge.

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