Federal Asset Forfeiture Deflates

A Federal police-for-profit program has been diminished per Congressional action and can no longer reward local communities for seizing homes, cars and property, per a new Department of Justice letter issued December 21.

The letter informs all participants that the Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program (AFP) is “deferring for the time being any equitable sharing payments from the Program. Thus, effective immediately, the Department will defer all equitable sharing payments to our state, local, and tribal partners and transfers of…

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