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Title: Selected Federal Asset Forfeiture Statutes
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
United States of America
Date Published: January 2004
Page Count: 169
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US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
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Washington, DC 20530
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These provisions of selected Federal asset forfeiture statutes include statutes amended by the Criminal Law Technical Amendments Act of 2002, the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the USA Patriot Act of 2001, and the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act (CAFRA).
Abstract: Provisions of Title 7, 8, and 15 pertain to the forfeiture of property involved in illegal food stamp transactions; the seizure and forfeiture of conveyances, gross proceeds, and property traceable to such conveyances or proceeds; and the forfeiture of coins and currency in confiscated gambling devices. Title 16 focuses on the disposition of penalties collected and items forfeited in cases that involve archaeological resources excavated or removed from Indian lands. Provisions of other Federal laws address the forfeiture of counterfeit paraphernalia; the forfeiture of certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts; smuggling goods into the United States; gathering, transmitting, or losing defense information; gathering or delivering defense information to aid foreign governments; and civil forfeiture in money laundering, foreign crimes, and proceeds of all specified unlawful activity. Title 19 pertains to forfeiture in the case of importation offenses, and Title 21 specifies procedures for criminal forfeiture and civil forfeitures. Other Federal forfeiture laws address exportation offenses, firearms violations, the violation of Internal Revenue laws, and the search and forfeiture of monetary instruments. Provisions are also presented for Title 31, Title 42, Title 49, Title 50, and CAFRA, along with Federal rules of criminal procedure regarding criminal forfeiture and supplemental rules for certain admiralty and maritime cases. A table portrays specified unlawful activity under the Money Laundering Control Act of 1986 as amended.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Drug forfeiture; Federal Code; Federal legislation; Forfeiture; Forfeiture law
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