Spotlight: Can Law Enforcement Seize Your Cash Without a Crime?
Did you know law enforcement can seize your property if they suspect it’s involved in a crime? Steve Forbes on civil asset forfeiture, a procedure claimed to target the illicit proceeds of organized crime has evolved as a revenue source for a number of government entities. As congress aims pass a major police reform bill few are talking about a critical law enforcement reform that disproportionately hurts low income communities and minorities. Should Police be able to seize and keep your property even if you haven’t been committed of a crime? Steve Forbes shares his What’s Ahead Spotlights each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.