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'Civil Asset Forfeiture' in D.C.: Cops Steal Your Car, the Judge Delivers the Ransom Note

• Lew Rockwell blog
Here’s how the institutionalized theft called “civil asset forfeiture” works in Washington, D.C.: If the police steal your car, you may eventually get it back — if you’re willing to pay ransom for the privilege of letting a judge decide if the thieves get to keep it permanently.

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