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Old 08-22-2017, 09:42 AM   #51
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All these post and no one has mentioned he eats his steak well done and with ketchup.
OH NO! How horrible!
He must be a Nazi then.
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Old 08-22-2017, 01:18 PM   #52
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It's bad if used a lot.

But I see why they would do it when seizing millions in a drug sting. Would be stupid to bust a person with millions in cash with a 99% conviction at hand and let them use it all on a good lawyer/s.

They should be able to lock up the money at least until the person is convicted or not.

I'm just babbling though. I know nothing on this issue.
This is more on a state level, but when its abused and it is frequently, its not just millions its whatever the person has on them.

Just google asset forfeiture Tenaha, Texas
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Old 08-22-2017, 02:06 PM   #53
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This is more on a state level, but when its abused and it is frequently, its not just millions its whatever the person has on them.

Just google asset forfeiture Tenaha, Texas
Thanks for the source. Eye opening
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Old 08-22-2017, 02:12 PM   #54
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This is more on a state level, but when its abused and it is frequently, its not just millions its whatever the person has on them.

Just google asset forfeiture Tenaha, Texas
I believe Banzai was referring to the federal "kingpin law". While this law had good intentions in its original passage, there has definitely been some overreaching on the Feds part. When Grandma and Grandpa have their farm confiscated because someone, unbeknownst to them, was growing marijuana on their land, that's a little hard to stomach.
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Old 08-22-2017, 03:06 PM   #55
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Wasn't aware of this. Do you have specific cases or sources you could share with us? THX.
Here is a an article from Forbes magazine that describes specific cases:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/institu.../#4928b4034aca

It is from 2014, but the citizens are still subject to the same confiscation risk today.

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