The Washington Post reported last September that the value of properties taken in civil asset forfeitures
by the federal Department of Justice during a five-year period nearly doubled in an inflation-adjusted dollar count, from $508 million in 2008 to $1.
also explains how asset forfeiture
is currently used in Ponzi-scheme
While investigating money laundering and asset forfeiture
cases, investigators have numerous sources of information at their disposal.
DCIS's participation in the DOJ's Asset Forfeiture
113) Asset forfeiture
is considered by many criminal justice professionals as a "potential resource base for funding future task force operations.
House of Representatives recently joined the Senate in passing civil asset forfeiture
law enforcement abroad, expanding laws for extradition and asset forfeiture
, cracking down on money laundering centers like the Cayman Islands, establishing transnational courts to try global gangsters, and creating sorely needed minimum standards in international law.
Levy explains that the Conyers Bill, The Asset Forfeiture
Justice Act, H.
Among other things, this group, which has been meeting on a monthly basis since the mid-1980s, has coordinated the dissemination of relevant and timely information on such matters of mutual interest or concern as Asian gangs' use of check fraud and check counterfeiting; West African advance fee schemes and credit card fraud; and asset forfeiture
of criminally derived funds.
Justice Department's Asset Forfeiture
Fund increased from $27 million in fiscal year 1985 to $531 million in fiscal year 1992.
LOS ANGELES -- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA), LLC, a joint venture with L-3 MPRI, has been awarded a contract to provide professional, financial and legal support to the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Asset Forfeiture
IN MARCH, the New Mexico legislature voted for major reforms of its asset forfeiture
9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent national survey found that 38% of American adults believe that drug asset forfeiture
laws are motivating the police to make legally questionable drug arrests in order to seize people's cash and property.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increasingly used a process called civil asset forfeiture
to seize the assets--including bank accounts--of people suspected of being engaged in criminal activity, even if no criminal charges are filed.
Contract Awarded to provide professional, financial and legal support to the Department of Justice%s Asset Forfeiture