This is how the government robs the innocent | Civil Asset Forfeiture

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The government can take anything from you for no reason - your cash, cars, even your entire home. It's called civil asset forfeiture.
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Not to be confused with criminal forfeiture, which requires conviction of a defendant with proof beyond reasonable doubt, civil asset forfeiture allows the government to take your money or property of whatever value or amount, without you ever being convicted, charged, investigated or prosecuted. It is a civil action against an object, not a person, so no evidence of crime needs to be provided. Whatever the government takes is immediately put to use, auctioned for sale or kept for their own use if they like your stuff.

Reports from the Justice Department can be found here:
2020 DoJ Annual report

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Oklahoma Sheriff extortion
Oklahoma audit on seized assets

Civil Asset Forfeiture explained

IRS forfeiture
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