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Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing property - Business Insider

'Konni Burton was a key figure in 2017 efforts to reform civil asset forfeiture law in Texas. ', "In 1986, the US Department of Justice's asset forfeiture fund took in $93.7 million, according to the Institute for Justice."

'Matt Schaefer, chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said at a legislative hearing that civil asset forfeiture is "a property rights question."'

'"A generation ago in America, asset forfeiture was limited to wresting ill-gotten gains from violent criminals. '

'In the past, Abbott has said asset forfeiture should be used to pay for border security operations. '


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