Finally, Part IV discusses why asset forfeiture
is a more
While the challenges in apprehending them are apparent, an investigator familiar with money laundering and asset forfeiture
tools and laws will find the means to disrupt and dismantle any criminal activity done for profit.
agency in the DOJ Asset Forfeiture
Program, specifically the Assets
As the Director of the Department of Justice's Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture
has stated: "[I]n forfeiture, we are building a new remedy to strike at the economic underpinnings of criminal enterprises by removing the profits, proceeds, and infrastructure which support criminal organizations.
The Family As an Innocent Victim of Civil Drug Asset Forfeiture
recently introduced legislation entitled "A Bill to Reform Certain Statutes Regarding Civil Asset Forfeiture
The joint venture employs more than 1,600 professionals at more than 500 federal law enforcement agency sites and in 92 United States Attorneys' Offices, supporting all of the participant agencies in the Asset Forfeiture
The legislation, House Bill 560, ended any possible "civil" component of asset forfeiture
D'Alessio and his colleagues speculated that if drug asset forfeiture
laws are compelling the police to make legally suspect drug arrests in order to confiscate people's property, then the likelihood of conviction for a felony drug offense should be substantially lower in counties where the police derive a greater amount of income from drug asset forfeiture
As such, their assets are subject to civil asset forfeiture
FSA employs more than 1,750 professionals who work in nearly 700 federal law enforcement agency sites and in 92 United States Attorneys% offices, supporting all of the participant agencies in the Asset Forfeiture
Law enforcement officials, however, maintain that seizing property and then filing a civil asset forfeiture
lawsuit to keep it helps return the property to victims.