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originally posted by: Bluntone22
I have no problem at all with police confiscating the assets of convicted drug dealers.
They should be forced to donate the money to charity though.
But like every other rule or law somebody always abuses the system.
originally posted by: Dr UAE
i thought that this thing has been happening for a long time now, has anything changed ?
Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year
originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: Krazysh0t
"With care and professionalism, we plan to develop policies to increase forfeitures.
Right there. When the action must first be conditioned with promises like that you just know you are being taken for a ride.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Although the details have yet to be released, Sessions' directive appears likely to loosen the restrictions on "adoptions" of forfeiture cases by the federal government—an alarming prospect for opponents of asset forfeiture.
If this is the case, I am 100% against it.