"IF IN DOUBT…TAKE IT!" Behind Closed Doors, Government Officials Make Shocking Comments About Civil Forfeiture
Americans face post-foreclosure hell as accounts frozen, wages garnished, assets seized
Did you know police can just take your stuff if they suspect it's involved in a crime? They can! It's a shady process called "civil asset forfeiture," and it would make for a weird episode of Law and Order. See?
The Des Moines Register highlights an Iowa forfeiture case, the subject of a federal lawsuit filed this week, in which state troopers took $100,000 in winnings from two California poker players traveling through the state on their way back from a Wor
Federal and state authorities are investigating allegations that Hynes funneled more than $200,000 in forfeiture money from drug and other criminal investigations into his failed re-election campaign.
Carl Zwerner, an 87-year-old resident of Florida, is the latest poster child for the IRS vendetta against offshore investments.
"Everyday I do this. It's all I do for a living. It's drug interdiction and I get money."
The Red River is the boundary between Texas and Oklahoma…or is it?
How to refute those charges? There is a way; but to understand it, you first need to grasp the massive fraud perpetrated on homeowners. It is how you were duped into paying more than your house was worth; why you should not just turn in your keys or
Remember last month when EBT cards in Louisiana showed no limits? Remember how all of those EBT users had a chaos-fueled shopping spree and emptied store shelves within hours? Remember how that one woman with only 49 cents left on her card tried to
According to the present legal code of the United States justice system, if an individual is charged with a crime that bears significant financial implications (such as conspiracy or embezzlement), the government is literally allowed to seize and wit
Here's a new video from the libertarian public interest law firm, the Institute for Justice. Combine civil asset forfeiture with the vague federal money laundering laws against "structuring," and you have a recipe for abuse.
Venezuela's leftist government said Saturday it temporarily seized a major toilet paper factory hoping that it can end troublesome shortages of the staple personal care item.
Newly released documents reveal how the government uses border crossings to seize and examine travelers’ electronic devices instead of obtaining a search warrant to gain access to the data.
If you've never heard of "civil forfeiture laws," you're about to get an eye-opening education.
Katie Barnett, a resident of McArthur, Ohio has had her home foreclosed on by First National Bank in Weilston (FNBW). The problem is that her home was not scheduled for foreclosure. Barnett said: “GPS had led them to my house, the president of the
Food rights activists from around North America will meet at the Sauk County Courthouse in this tiny town on May 20 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, whose trial begins that day, is charged with f
59 pages which boils down to this: The govt's only strategy was to throw the CAFRA book at the Caswells and the Property.
Last Wednesday, sailors aboard the Argentine naval ship held in Ghana by hedge fund manager Paul Singer drew their guns.
Just a few weeks ago, an FBI task force raided a home in Portland, Oregon very early in the morning. They broke down the front door with a battering ram and threw in a stun grenade, which is non-lethal but produces a very loud and disorienting noise
Not charged with a crime, never prosecuted (maybe), but all your guns will be taken, because the Department of Justice has said its OK for ATF to do so,...mere suspicion of drug abuse is all that is required. (And defines "suspicion" anyway?)
After finding ten 1933 Saint Gauden double eagle coins in their grandfather's safety deposit box, the Langbord family sent them into the Philadelphia mint only to have them confiscated by the government.
The state Supreme Court yesterday called into question numerous foreclosures that have been done in this state, and opened the door for lawsuits by homeowners given the boot. Just how many foreclosures are we talking about? “Hundreds if not thousands
This is so classic. Banks foreclosed on people and judges of course allowed it through the fraud. Banks have to claim “ownership” and rights to foreclose due to ownership. Once they foreclose they kick the people out through FRAUD of the foreclos
A man returning from a conference for the deaf suffered ridicule at the hands of the TSA. They told him he was not allowed a bag of candy on his flight, confiscated it, ate it in front of him, then laughed and called him a "fucking deafie."
But it is a very valid defense and everyone should look at using it. Besides that defense there is something that is so simple to understand, in my opinion. That defense is also on Matt Weidner’s site. It is about the “Pooling and Service” agre
Dylan Ratigan on MSNBC is a rare breed on MSM. He has always exposed the truth about what is really going on and has called it like it is. He has ranted about how all the elected officials are owned by the banks and corporations previously. He has ou
A man who was researching the effects of Monsanto's Roundup on bees has had his bees confiscated by the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the remaining queens killed when officials illegally entered his property. Terrence Ingram, known for his s
It seems that Mr. Del Rio had an underground bunker, and apparently in Austin, Texas that enough to have the SWAT team storm your home and hold you at gun point.
Monsanto’s Food and Drug Administration can’t close down small dairies and private food clubs fast enough, bursting on the scene with guns drawn as if the criminalized right to contract for natural foods we’ve consumed for millennia deserves SWAT att