Obama AG nominee Loretta Lynch quietly dropped $450,000 civil forfeiture case a week before hearings

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Well this ought to disqualify her.

(From Raw Story)

Since 2008, police agencies have seized cash and property worth $3 billion, making more than 55,000 seizures, according to the Washington Post. Lynch’s office hauled in$113 million in civil forfeiture actions from 123 cases between 2011 and 2013, and a Wall Street Journal editorial described her office as “a major forfeiture operation.”

Last week, Lynch’s office finally gave the brothers their money back, two years and nine months after it had been seized and exactly a week before Lynch was scheduled to be grilled by members of the Judiciary Committee.

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