RICO, The War on Drugs and Asset Forfeiture

A police dog scratched at your luggage, so we’re confiscating your life savings and you’ll never get it back.” In 1989, police stopped 49-year-old Ethel Hylton at Houston’s Hobby Airport and told her she was under arrest because a drug dog had scratched at her luggage. Agents searched her bags and strip-searched her, but they found no drugs. They did find $39,110 in cash, money she had received from an insurance settlement and her life savings Continue reading

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Sovereignty and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.