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New DOJ Policy on Asset Forfeiture in Structuring Offenses

In an effort to lessen the risk that businesses and individuals performing legitimate financial transactions will have funds frozen through a prosecutor’s use of forfeiture laws, on March 31, Attorney General Eric Holder issued new guidance concerning asset forfeiture in structuring offenses.  The new policy restricts the use by prosecutors of civil or criminal asset forfeiture … Continue Reading
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