Guilty Until Proven Innocent. In America

“We don’t have to prove that the person is guilty,” Sean Waite, the agent in charge at the DEA’s Albuquerque’s office, told the Journal. “It’s that the money is presumed to be guilty.”

—Nick Wing, “DEA Steals $16,000 In Cash From Young Black Man, Because He Must Be A Drug Dealer

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  1. This will get worse as our entitlement payments balloon, the next generation can’t pay them (partially because it wasn’t born), and our government is increasingly strapped for cash. I suspect a lot of forfeited cash is just pocketed by the officer.

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