Tags: Civil Forfeiture

Outrageous! Federal Immigration And Custom’s Enforcement Agents Directed To Steal From Americans

Americans fear government corruption at incredibly high levels now (see this article for more details) and with good reason. Our government, like all governments, has an unpleasant history of abusing power and using average, everyday Americans for the personal gain of those at the pinnacle of power. Now, another report details more outrageous dealings by…

Senate Bill Seeks To Steal Even More of Your Privacy

People go off grid for many reasons. Some people go off grid because they don’t trust that the current infrastructure (power companies, municipal water, etc.) will continue to work well, and they want to ensure that they are able to maintain their living standards no matter what happens. Other people enjoy the idea of being…

Surprising Victory For Your Rights

We’ve talked before about the Constitutional violation that is civil forfeiture. In case you don’t remember, Wikipedia defines civil forfeiture as “a controversial legal process in which law enforcement officers take assets from persons suspected of involvement with crime or illegal activity without necessarily charging the owners with wrongdoing.” Besides the fact that civil forfeiture…

Is Your Business Being Targeted By The Feds?

You may have been reading about police departments and other law enforcement taking money and property from people through civil forfeiture without having to prove that the money or property was obtained through illegal means. Many people (including this writer) argue that civil forfeiture is a violation of your Fourth Amendment rights against illegal search and…

Guess What Type Of Theft Is More Profitable Than Burglary (You Could Be Next)

Theft, unfortunately, has been a potential danger in every society since the beginning of time. Most people figure out where the bad parts of town are and what type of people to genearlly avoid to stay out of harms way, but, sometimes, the threat isn’t from who you would expect. In fact, sometimes, it comes from…