Asset Forfeiture

Top 25 'Christmas Gifts' Cops Took From You or Bought With Your Money

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Nothing rings in the holidays better than gift giving, except gift taking. With that in mind, please enjoy the Top 25 "Christmas gifts" cops took from you or bought with your money through civil asset forfeiture:

  1. ATF Pocket Knives Engraved: "Always Think Forfeiture"
  2. 2,507 Live Canary Winged Parakeets
  3. 11 1/4 Dozen Packages of Articles Labeled in Part Mrs. Moffat's Shoo-Fly Powders for Drunkenness
  4. $9,547 Worth of Gatorade
  5. First Prize-Winning Margarita Machine
  6. Kegs, Tequila, and Rum
  7. $524 Popcorn Maker
  8. Candy for a Poultry Festival
  9. $160,000 Wine Collection
  10. $40,000 Digital Ticket Writers
  11. $23,704/Month in First-Class Flights
  12. $250 to See CeeLo Green and Dwight Howard
  13. Inmates Used to Construct a Weekend Home
  14. Galas and Soirées
  15. $800 to Pay Off Eviction Fees
  16. $1,100 Worth of Flowers
  17. $16,000 for Elaborate Home Security
  18. Tickets to a Motorcycle Rally and a Christmas Parade
  19. $27,000 to Take the Whole Office to Hawaii
  20. $100,020 of Legal Gambling Winnings
  21. An Article of Hazardous Substance Consisting of 50,000 Cardboard Boxes More or Less, Each Containing One Pair of Clacker Balls
  22. Military-Style Assault and Sniper Rifles
  23. 15 Cats
  24. Tanning Salon
  25. Hookers, Booze, and Weed

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