Oklahoma Cops Find A New Way To Take People's Money, Even If They Don't Have Cash “You have effectively a way of instantly seizing a digital account from a traffic stop. That’s a capability I have never seen before.”- Brady Henderson, legal director for ACLU Oklahoma Popular Science: Card Readers Allow Oklahoma Highway Patrol To Seize Suspects'
"Did you know police can just take your stuff if they suspect it's involved in a crime? They can! It’s a shady process called “civil asset forfeiture,” and it would make for a weird episode of Law and Order. See?" Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Via: aclu.org On May 31, 2008, approximately 130
Via: Institute for Justice Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture by Marion r. Williams, PhD., Jefferson E. Holcomb PhD., Tomislav kovandzic PhD., Scott Bullock Civil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, sell