FBI Ignored Its Own Warrant And Search Policies To Seize Millions From People’s Safety Deposit Boxes | Techdirt


So, permission was given to look in the boxes for anything that might identify the owners so they could come get their stuff from the FBI. But instead of doing that, agents took everything from the boxes and started forfeiture proceedings — all without determining who owned what or providing any evidence at all that the items found in the nearly 1,000 boxes were obtained illicitly. Indeed, no customers of US Private Vaults have been accused of any criminal activity.

Source: FBI Ignored Its Own Warrant And Search Policies To Seize Millions From People’s Safety Deposit Boxes | Techdirt

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