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Following a slew of recent negative press involving IRS's use of civil forfeiture laws, IRS's Chief of Criminal Investigation (CI) has issued a statement stating that the agency would no longer pursue the seizure and forfeiture of funds associated solely with legal source "structuring" cases unless there are exceptional circumstances that warrant such seizures or forfeitures.
HILLSDALE — Civil asset forfeiture is a practice by which the government can seize and sell a person's property without the individual ever being charged with a crime. If a person's property is suspected of being used for criminal activity, then it is subject to seizure; this includes cash, vehicles and even homes.
Lawmakers voiced skepticism on Friday about Obama administration assurances that government measures are likely to succeed in protecting the United States, and U.S. soldiers overseas, from further spread of the Ebola virus.
Cops are increasingly looking and acting more like soldiers. How are they paying for all this militarized equipment? One source of funding is particularly disconcerting for Americans' constitutional rights: equitable sharing.
DUNDEE, Mich. — A Dundee High School special assembly last week promoted an upcoming student trip to the nation's capital, featured a congressman as keynote speaker, and celebrated George Washington with the dedication of a portrait of the first president that came from his Mount Vernon estate.
Did you know you don't actually need to be charged with a crime for the government to seize your financial and property assets?
Under U.S. law, it can take only the suspicion of a crime to turn lives upside down and seize the property of innocent citizens.
The House on Tuesday passed legislation that would make it easier to discipline and fire senior executives across the federal government.
Under D.C. law, after receiving a notice that their property has been seized and is subject to forfeiture, owners have 30 days to file a claim to try to get their property back.
JACKSON, MI – The U.S. Post Office at 113 W. Michigan Ave. is one step closer to being named after late Jackson police officer James Bonneau.
(WLNS) - A U.S. Post Office in Jackson could soon could soon bear the name of a fallen Jackson police officer.
That's after the US House passed Congressman Tim Walberg's bill Monday to rename the post office that's located on West Michigan Avenue in Jackson in the officer's honor.